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Bustleton native announces run for district attorney

“I am ready to restore integrity, judgment and fairness to the district attorney’s office.” — Joe Khan


Around Town: September 28, 2016

Car Show to be held Oct. 1 at Cannstatter’s


Archbishop Ryan honors National Merit Scholars

Archbishop Ryan High School seniors Cara DiMarcantonio, Patrick Jurgelewicz and Kayla Smith have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.


Amendments trying to raise minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day fail to pass

Amendments offered by state Reps. Ed Neilson (D-174th dist.) and Jason Dawkins (D-179th dist.) to raise the minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day failed to pass. Neilson’s amendment would have increased the minimum compensation for individuals serving as judges or inspectors of election from $75 to $150. Clerks and machine operators would have seen their minimum compensation rise from $70 to $140.


The voice of an angel

Charlene Angelini is appointed liturgical director at Cathedral Basilica in Center City.


Tacony community celebrates the season at Fall Fest

Excited about autumn: Neighbors enjoyed Fall Fest, a community festival that included activities, music and food in Tacony on Saturday.


Survival story

Police Officer Eddie Miller, a Northeast resident, is on the road to recovery after coming face to face with a killer on a shooting rampage. 


Somerton Civic approves nursing home expansion

St. John Neumann Center representatives say they plan to start construction next spring. The work will continue for about 18 months.


Road to history

Holmesburg resident seeks to raise awareness about historical significance of Frankford Avenue with premiere of documentary.


Religious Events: September 21, 2016

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