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Councilman donates salary to schools

A lesson in generosity: City Councilman Allan Domb (D-at large), pictured above visiting the kindergarten class at Hancock Elementary, donates his salary to public schools across Philadelphia. Recent recipients of donations are five schools in the Northeast: Abraham Lincoln and George Washington high schools, Austin Meehan Middle School and John Hancock and Watson Comly elementary schools. 


CORA Services honors local ‘Champions for Children’

CORA Services celebrated its 45th anniversary last week at its annual Champions for Children event at the Union League of Philadelphia.


Community fund seeks donations to help needy

Thanksgiving is over, and Black Friday and Cyber Monday have ushered in the Christmas shopping season.


Calendar of Events: Nov. 30, 2016

Thursday, Dec. 1


Bill to keep police IDs private is axed

Gov. Wolf vetoed House Bill 1538, which would delay police departments from releasing the names of officers involved in shootings. 


Around Town: Nov. 30, 2016

Tacony LAB to host WinterFest event


Around Town: Nov. 23, 2016

See what local events are happening in your neighborhood. 


St. Hubert High celebrates 75th anniversary

St. Hubert High School celebrated its 75th anniversary on Friday night with a gala at Vie, Broad and Green streets.


Spirit of gratitude

Turkey Day tradition: The Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade took place Sunday, Nov. 20. Hundreds of people fought the cold weather and occasional snow flakes with warm beverages and blankets, while watching the parade. In addition to Santa, spectators were able to watch live bands, neighborhood schools, dancers from local dance studios, Mummers, military servicemen and characters dressed in costume march through the streets of Mayfair and Holmesburg. 


Solomon hopes to move 2nd Police District building

The property, at 6600 Bustleton Ave., would also potentially house a Police Athletic League center.