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Irish eyes are smiling

Feeling lucky: The St. Katherine of Siena sixth, seventh and eighth-grade dancers performed for students at Nazareth Academy Grade School on St. Patrick’s Day. The  dancers won the Father Kevin C. Trautner Award at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


Comfort & Care

VITAS Healthcare recently held a re-opening ceremony to celebrate renovations of its inpatient hospice care unit at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave. The unit is on the second floor of the Holy Family Building.


Cohen: Medical marijuana bill ‘positive step for Pennsylvania’

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) is happy that Pennsylvania is about to join 23 other states in legalizing medical marijuana.



Around town: March 23, 2016

Vietnam vets to be honored at ceremony


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

A police officer and his lieutenant were each recognized as Officers of the Month in the 7th district during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on March 17.


SEPTA looks to improve safety at Fox Chase station

Some changes have been made on SEPTA’s Bus Route 18 and others may be in store as a result of a bus accident on a Fox Chase street last November.


Reunions: March 16, 2016

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: March 16, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Pets of the Week: March 16, 2016

You’ll get along with little Doogie