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Pets of the Week: May 6, 2015

Henry is a happy fellow 

Once upon a time…

Ann Hornbach is changing the way people think about libraries. She was recently rewarded for her work at the city’s Torresdale branch.  

New Wissinoming Civic group holds first zoning vote

The new Wissinoming Civic Association broke new ground on April 28, as it conducted its first-ever vote on a zoning application. And it didn’t transpire without some controversy.

Nazareth doctor wins award

Dr. Mark S. Codella, chairman of Nazareth Hospital’s medicine department and gastroenterologist with Fox Chase Gastroenterology, received the Dr. Stanley J. Skromak Award at Nazareth’s Doctors’ Day Celebration.

Mayfair Farmers Market continues May 17

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation has announced its 2015 Mayfair Farmers Market lineup.

Local residents voice complaints at Comcast public forum

Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.

FOP endorses Al Taubenberger for City Council

The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.

Candidates to visit Holmesburg Civic meeting

Holmesburg Civic Association will meet on Tuesday, May 12, and a number of candidates in the upcoming election will be in attendance.

‘B’ is for Birthday

Sesame Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary this season. The park will be decorated with an inflatable birthday cake and jumbo candles lining the way to the Sesame Neighborhood.   

Around town: May 6, 2015

Local park announces nature walk