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Local pro wrestler returns to his roots this weekend

Drew Gulak has wrestled in Northeast Philadelphia before.


Greater Bustleton Civic elects board members

Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week gave out cash and honors, certified the election of board members, learned about new city sanitation regulations, heard about how boring zoning could be because of the specialized language used in zoning cases, and then voted on a couple such cases.


EPIC Stakeholders discuss the consequences of juvenile crime

Nafisah Lewis wants kids to know how bad being bad can be. So the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders coordinator arranged for some people to tell them.


Details announced for July 4th parade

The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year.


Department of Labor secretary visits Finishing Trades Institute

Thomas E. Perez, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, paid a recent visit to the Finishing Trades Institute training facility, at 2190 Hornig Road in the Far Northeast.


Controversial methadone clinic set to open in Holmesburg

The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.


A celebration of the ages

May was Older Americans Month — an annual opportunity to recognize senior citizens across the country while continuing to create a better quality of life for the elderly population — and it was capped off with a celebration for the oldest residents of the community.


Career day at Crossan

A lesson from the pros: State parole agents Tom Wines and Lauren Jude-Alston addressed students at a recent career day at Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School in Burholme. Dana Raynor, a Beneficial Bank employee, also spoke to students during career day. Raynor distributed bookmarks and journals to students. •• PHOTOS BY TOM WARING


Cahn to deliver keynote address at conference

LuAnn Cahn, award-winning television journalist, author and breast cancer survivor, will deliver the keynote speech at the 66th annual Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. The event will be held from June 6 to 8 at the Wyndham Hotel, Fourth and Arch streets.


Around town: June 4, 2014

Orleans open house is June 14