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Center for Autism Research reps visit civic group

Center for Autism Research representatives Julianne Fretz and Jennifer Maldarelli last week spoke to members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.

Around town: March 25, 2015

Scholarships available for Tacony residents

7th PDAC honors officer

Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.

Candidates gain notable support days before election

On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.

What new health insurance laws mean at tax time

This year is an important one for businesses and individuals doing their taxes as they relate to the Affordable Care Act.

As special election nears, candidates remain optimistic

Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.

Phil’s Shoes closes after 65 years

Phil’s Shoe’s, 7332 Elgin Ave. in Rhawnhurst, recently closed after more than 60 years in business.

Pets of the Week: March 18, 2015

The incredible Hulk is here

New lighting and security planned for Fox Chase Rec Center

Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.

Modifications coming to Arbours at Eagle Pointe project

Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.