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Redevelopment of former Liddonfield site delayed

The plan hasn’t changed, but the timeline is going to take a bit longer than expected: that was the message that City Councilman Bobby Henon delivered to members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday.


A real brewhaha

Chase’s Hop Shop is a place where beer fans can crack open a cold one and chow down on deli favorites and fried chicken.


Pets of the Week: March 23, 2016

You’ll absolutely dig Dug


May Fair details announced

The Mayfair Business Association is planning its annual Mayfair May Fair, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 21.


Local student-athletes honored with Sportsmanship Award

Twenty-one student-athletes were honored last week with the Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute High School Sportsmanship Award.


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