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Dollars and sense

Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.


Ditman Street being repaved for second time in two years

The 7000 and 7100 blocks of Ditman Street are being repaved this summer. 


Deadline passes for Holy Family Liddonfield Expansion

Twenty months ago, Holy Family University officials posted a six-minute video to YouTube depicting a grand vision for the former Liddonfield public housing project. To date, nary a shovel of dirt has been turned on the barren, 33-acre, publicly owned tract at Torresdale Avenue and Megargee Street.


DA office to file Supreme Court brief in Lynn case

The District Attorney’s office will be filing its state Supreme Court brief in the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the most high-ranking U.S. Catholic clergyman convicted in a sex abuse case, by July 14. The cleric’s lawyers must file their brief 30 days later, Lynn’s attorney, Thomas Bergstrom, said.


Cops ID body found in Delaware River

Police have identified the body of a man found in the Delaware River on July 4 as Richard Mascaro, 66, of Warminster.


Cops honored by 15th PDAC

Two cops who chased down an armed man in April and two others who made a lot of arrests in May were honored June 30 by members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.


Church to host community festival

Holmesburg Baptist Church, at 7927 Frankford Ave., will hold a community festival on Saturday, July 12.


Shadowboxers and Luke Elliot to perform Tuesday

The Shadowboxers and Luke Elliot will perform tonight, Tuesday, July 8, at MilkBoy Philly, at 11th and Chestnut streets.


Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Ryan students win calculus competition

Four Archbishop Ryan students created “The Eggcellent Carton,” which was the grand prize winner of this year’s Calculus/Statistics Container Design Project competition.