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Local candidates look strong as election nears

Many Philadelphia Common Pleas and Municipal Court judges live in places such as Center City, Chestnut Hill and Andorra, but several Northeast candidates look poised for victory in Tuesday’s primary election.


At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Police seek two men in pharmacy burglary

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.


La Salle business student will deliver commencement speech

La Salle University business student Marcelina Hollender, a Somerton resident, will cap off her college career by giving the commencement speech at the university’s undergraduate graduation ceremony.


Students honored for winning Catholic Daughters contest

Thirteen St. Katherine of Siena eighth-grade students were honored last week as winners of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Mystical Rose No. 2628 Education Contest.


Revitalizing Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Park is looking as good as ever after several dozen volunteers from RBC Wealth Management spent a recent Saturday morning revitalizing the grounds. 


Frankford CDC undergoes several personnel changes

The Frankford Community Development Corp. is going through some changes.


Princeton Avenue On-Ramp to I-95 North to Close Next Weekend

Continuing construction on the $212 million project to improve Interstate 95 through the Cottman Avenue Interchange (Exit 30) in Northeast Philadelphia will restrict travel near the interchange over the next 10 days for overhead bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.


‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens at Benjamin Rush on May 9

The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush drama club will present Little Shop of Horrors on Thursday and Friday, May 9-10. The school is located at 11081 Knights Road.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.