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Room to grow

The nation’s oldest autism treatment center and one of the city’s largest is doubling the size of its Northeast Philadelphia location with the help of a $1 million Pennsylvania Economic Initiative Grant.


Reunions: May 11, 2016

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Resolutions support vertical farming

City Council’s resident agronomist wants Philadelphia to become a world leader in the innovative field of urban farming. On April 28, Councilman Al Taubenberger introduced two resolutions that call for greater governmental support for so-called “vertical farming” and its expansion in the city.


Religious Events: May 11, 2016

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.


Pets of the Week: May 11, 2016

You could love a good Brownie …


NE Hall of Fame inductees announced

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame was scheduled to hold a news conference on Wednesday morning at Holy Family University to announce its next class of inductees.


NE actors star in Irish Heritage show

Two Northeast Philadelphia residents, Carlos A. Forbes and Jimmy Guckin, will feature in the ensemble cast of the Irish Heritage Theatre’s production of Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars from May 26 through June 11 at Plays and Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. Plays and Players is co-producer and Peggy Mecham the director.


Low turnout at meeting addressing drug problems

By all accounts, opioid drug abuse has become epidemic in Philadelphia, but it still doesn’t seem to be a topic that folks are clamoring to discuss in public.


Here’s to the crusader

Ex-president honored: The Rev. Joe Campellone was inducted into the Father Judge High School Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Vie, 600 N. Broad St. At left, Mary Campellone, his mother, places the Hall of Fame Medal around his neck. At right, Campellone enjoys a moment with current president Brian Patrick King.


Feinberg likes Trump’s candidness

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, last week endorsed Donald Trump for president.