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Pets of the Week: September 21, 2016

Tinker ready to be adored

New Senior Rabbi appointed at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road in Bustleton, appointed Barry Schlesinger as Senior Rabbi. 

Mini-City Hall moves to new home on Castor Avenue

The city last week officially opened satellite offices for the Departments of Revenue and Licenses and Inspections and Councilman Brian O’Neill in a strip mall in Rhawnhurst.

Local officer honored in 2nd Police District

Police Officer John Crichton was recognized as Officer of the Month in the 2nd district for August during a recent meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council.

Local candidates preparing for debates, elections

While the nation looks forward to watching Monday’s Clinton/Trump debate, local folks could get a closeup view of several debates among candidates for state legislature.

Grocery store planned for Upper Holmesburg

Residents have wanted a food service supply store in the area since a Food Basics and Pathmark closed along Frankford Avenue, and will get their wish with the opening of PJP Marketplace.

East Torresdale residents seek access to Glen Foerd

Residents of East Torresdale say they want more control over the organization that manages the Glen Foerd estate and more access to its records. They’re asking the head of Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation for help achieving those objectives.

Councilman discusses possible renovations at Fox Chase Recreation Center

City Councilman Brian O’Neill said the basketball courts and hockey rinks are deteriorating with cracks in the pavement. 

Connecting with Kenney Part II

Mayor Kenney answers questions from Times readers. 

Charity run will pay tribute to victims of Sept. 11 attacks

Appearances by Brian Dawkins and Comcast SportsNet personality Michael Barkann will highlight The Day We Remember Walk & Run at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Bucks County, on Oct. 1, presented by the Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation.