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Ner Zedek to have Broadway flavor in Labor Day concert

Congregations of Ner Zedek will again welcome back the Broadway Sings professional concert production. The concert is set for 1:30 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at Ner Zedek, at 7520 Bustleton Ave. in Rhawnhurst.


Kitchen closes Lawndale office

Due to redistricting, state Sen. Shirley Kitchen has had to close her satellite office in Lawndale.


Former traffic judges cleared of most serious charges

A federal jury last week found four former Traffic Court judges guilty of lying, but acquitted them and three others of the more serious charges of conspiracy and wire and mail fraud.


Clarification

In last week’s editions, the Northeast Times reported that efforts are underway to erect a memorial bench to Pennypack Creek drowning victims including Brandon Boyle. In fact, there are at least two simultaneous memorial bench efforts. Boyle’s family and friends began one fundraising campaign via the gofundme.com website. A second campaign to memorialize other Pennypack drowning victims is in the planning stages. ••


Cardone Industries hosts ribbon-cutting event after completion of renovations

Cardone Industries, at 5501 Whitaker Ave., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 18 to mark completion of stormwater management renovations.


Attorney general warns public about several scams

The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane this week issued warnings about a few scams that have been making the rounds. Again.


Around town: July 30, 2014

EPIC group to meet July 31


Archbishop Ryan alums form new business group

Archbishop Ryan High School alumni are creating a Ryan Business Association and a Ryan’s Young Professional Group.  The organization will meet on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Katie O’Donnell’s, 4501 Woodhaven Road. There will be a cash bar. For more information, call Mary Anne at 267-280-2034.  ••


Before & after

Contractors’ employees this week are finishing the cleanup of a Frankford property they demolished last week. The house at 4712 Worth St. had been listed as “imminently dangerous” by the Department of Licenses and Inspections since after it was damaged in a fire in July 2013. Neighbors had complained the building should be torn down, and a city contractor began that work — by hand — on July 21. The property’s owner, a Florida man, will be billed $34,000. 


Adcock fundraiser scheduled for July 31 in Fox Chase

Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley will be the special guest at a cocktail party fundraiser for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District.