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We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym to host grand opening Saturday

A new We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym invites the public to its grand opening celebration on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 12357 Academy Road in Parkwood.

Empty Bowl Dinner will help homeless

The Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network will host its 18th annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Lutheran Seminary, Brossman Center Benbow Hall, 7301 Germantown Ave.

City Planning Commission seeks public input

The City Planning Commission will hold the second of three Far Northeast District Plan public meetings for the Philadelphia 2035 project on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Anne Frank Elementary School, 2000 Bowler St.

GOP reps survive

State legislators Martina White and John Taylor fought off tough challenges on Tuesday. 

World champion Alvarez stays true to his roots

Eddie Alvarez has no plans to run from the hood that shaped him. 

Two hours until the polls close

It’s Election Day, and polls will be open for a couple of more hours.

Time to boogie

Dancing for a cause: Nazareth Academy High School hosted its third annual NAZ-A-THON on Friday, Nov. 4. The Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon hopes to raise over $60,000 for the Child Life and Oncology Departments at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to dancing, Studio One Hair Salon and Salon Norman Dee came out to help the students donate their hair to “Wigs for Kids.” 

Religious Events: November 9, 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.

Portion of Academy Road dedicated to fallen fire chief

A ceremony was held on Sunday morning to dedicate a portion of Academy Road as the Michael R. Goodwin Sr. Memorial Highway.

Pets of the Week: November 9, 2016

Want a sweet dog? Say Cheesie