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Northeast High senior named mayor for a day

Northeast High senior Donte Meares ran the city for a day last week … and he survived to tell about it.


Northeast chef competes on Hell’s Kitchen

Torresdale’s Christine Hazel, a chef adviser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, is a contestant on the current season of Hell’s Kitchen.


Gibbons PAL given additional time to find new location

The Gibbons PAL center on Rising Sun Avenue has been looking for a new home. It just got a little more time to find one.


Frankford Civic cancels meeting due to weather

Because of inclement weather, the Frankford Civic Association meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, has been canceled.


Former journalist recalls working for Pope Paul VI at Paul’s Run gathering

Edward Eisen described himself as a “newspaper guy” in the early 1970s when he was asked to handle public relations for Pope Paul VI’s 1976 visit to Philadelphia.


Cancer benefit is Saturday

A benefit will take place on Saturday, March 7, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan Road, for cancer patient Beth Rakowski. 


Benefit will help fund statue honoring local veteran

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Friday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.


Around town: March 4, 2015

See how maple syrup is made


Ward leaders back Morales over Sanchez

Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.