Due to an Excessive Heat Warning, the PCA Heatline will operate today, Thursday, July 7, from 8:30 a.m. to midnight and on Friday, July 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. This continues an activation begun July 6.
Community activists in Wissinoming will soon have another outlet for their public service. Two years after the Wissinoming Civic Association resumed its monthly meetings, neighbors are now forming the Wissinoming Town Watch in an effort to suppress local crime.
About a year ago, Philadelphia’s City Council challenged its constituents to commemorate the history and symbolism of the American flag by displaying 10,000 “stars and stripes” throughout the city. The Mayfair Civic Association is trying its best to do its part.
Hailey Stern, of the public affairs division of the Philadelphia Water Department, told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that the utility is planning a construction project in the street and on the sidewalk.
SEPTA began its transition to a contactless card-based fare system on June 13 when it launched the SEPTA Key Early Adopter pilot program.
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.
Photographer/filmmaker Aniya Wolfe, a 14-year-old from Rhawnhurst, recently received the 2016 Just 4 U Kids KiddiePreneur, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Award.
The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on June 23 announced its 13th class during a news conference at the Hilton on City Line Avenue. Phillies public address announcer Dan Baker was emcee for the announcement. The Hall of Fame is based at Spike’s, a trophy and awards shop at 2701 Grant Ave.
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City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) presented Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to the following volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District: