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Essay contest will award iPad, scholarship to winner

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame invites high school students to enter an essay contest for the chance to win an iPad and a $2,000 scholarship to Holy Family University.


Councilman O’Neill to host mammography unit

City Coun­cil­man Bri­an O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter mo­bile mam­mo­graphy unit on Fri­day, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neigh­bor­hood of­fice at Fraternal Or­der of Po­lice Lodge 5, 11630 Car­oline Road.


A celebration of suds

A Bavarian and Local Beer Tasting will be held this Saturday at the Danube Swabian Association.

There is this persistent rumor that’s been going around for years that people like to drink beer. Those intrigued by this notion might like to make it over to the Danube Swabian Association, 1277 Southampton Road, on Saturday, Sept. 13, to sample some imported and local suds.


Burholme group holds inaugural meetings

The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.


Around town: September 10, 2014

Flea market and barbecue


The price of recovery

Police say the conditions around the SoarCorp Recovery Center have grown intolerable.

Police have been paying very close attention to a Northeast Philadelphia drug addiction treatment facility recently, but it’s not the methadone clinic you might think it is.


Pet of the Week: September 3, 2014

Special Sadie needs a home


People: September 3, 2014

Meg Lockhead


Penalties for dope discussed at meeting

Dope was the topic at the Aug. 28 meeting of the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders in the Second Baptist Church of Frankford.


Oldtimers award athletes at meeting

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.