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Domb aide urges people to file for tax credit

Jeff George, a community liaison for City Councilman Allan Domb, last week encouraged members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association to file for the Earned Income Tax Credit, if they are eligible.

Decades of dominance

“I’ve been an active and substantive legislator. I’m deeply involved in the legislative process. I’m proud of my record.” — State Rep. Mark Cohen 

Cohen sues Solomon for libel over campaign flier

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) last week sued his primary challenger, Jared Solomon, for libel and slander.

Bustleton zoning variance proposal on hold

The proposal was different than what the applicants said that they wanted to do with the property on Old Bustleton Avenue.

Boscov’s to host VIP Day at Neshaminy Mall

Boscov’s will welcome the top executives of more than 100 major companies to their Neshaminy Mall store on April 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for its VIP Day event. These guests will trade their business suits for aprons and pitch in for a day of demonstrations, exhibits, food sampling and free gifts.

Around Town: March 30, 2016

Designer Bag Bingo at Franklin Towne

State Road entrance, security fence at Glen Foerd discussed at East Torresdale meeting

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association wanted details about the Glen Foerd estate’s rumored plans for building a new State Road entrance. During the monthly ETCA meeting on March 14, neighborhood residents learned about that and many more new initiatives at Glen Foerd.

Spotlight on Solomon

The Times sits down with candidate Jared Solomon to discuss the upcoming election. Next week, we’ll hear from his opponent. 

SPCA removes 17 animals from Holmesburg home

The Pennsylvania SPCA on Saturday removed 17 animals living in filthy conditions from a property on the 7900 block of Marsden St. in Holmesburg.