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Animal corner

Local fundraisers scheduled to help animals in need. 

Somerton philanthropist, bicyclist dies at age 92

Services were held last week for Nick Forgione, a Somerton resident who raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He was 92.

Somerton Civic approves zoning application

The civic group’s executive board voted to back the renovation of the former Four Seasons Diner into a medical center.

Resources available for high school seniors

Philadelphia Futures is offering two new resources to support Philadelphia’s college-bound students.

Philly’s finest

Fox Chase native Rich Gannon is among 15 people who will be part of the 12th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.

Pets of the Week: July 22, 2015

Madonna needs a forever home

Park patrol

Northeast resident Roland Williams is sharing his knowledge of nature with hikers at Pennypack Park. 

Pajama party in Mayfair

If you can believe it, some outsiders have the audacity to claim that Mayfair can be a bit lacking in the culture department from time to time, that basic principles of etiquette and civility, such as proper attire, are lost on neighborhood denizens.

National Night Out is Aug. 4

Residents of the 8th and 15th police districts will celebrate National Night Out with a parade and fair on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Local honoree receives citation

John Fritz, a member of The Society of St Vincent de Paul of Philadelphia, presented a City Council citation to Dominick F. Bucciarelli, president of the organization, during a meeting of the St. Anselm chapter.