The Amici Opera Company will present Bellini’s Il Pirata on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 4 p.m.The play will be staged at Redeemer U.M.C. located at 1128 Cottman Ave. Lawndale Tickets are $25 at the door, $22 for seniors and advance purchases, $15 for students, and $10 for children under 13. For tickets, call 215-224-0257. ••
It wasn’t a typical Monday morning for the American elementary-aged students at Tacony Academy Charter School at 1330 Rhawn St.
Union leaders told three lawmakers how changes in the state’s unemployment rules have cut benefits to thousands of seasonal workers.
Two people were injured in a Nov. 24 fire in a home on the 9000 block of Pine Road.
Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.
A year ago this time, state Sen. Mike Stack traveled to the annual Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat and began building his campaign for governor.
Grant Avenue near the Roosevelt Boulevard is one of the region’s top locations for senior citizens to be involved in auto crashes. AAA Mid-Atlantic released the figures Monday along with a map that shows the concentrations of accidents throughout Philadelphia.
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A firefighter who lives in the Northeast has adopted a cat that was set on fire in Olney Nov. 10.
One of the realities of living in a free country is that many young people are called upon to put their lives on the line to defend that freedom.