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Hazardous waste can be dropped off

The city Department of Streets invites the public to drop off household hazardous waste on Thursday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the department’s center at State Road and Ashburner Street.


Freedom rings

Fourth of July festivities in Lawncrest. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Essay contest winners announced

Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association recently honored five winners of an essay contest.


Dollars and sense

Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.


Ditman Street being repaved for second time in two years

The 7000 and 7100 blocks of Ditman Street are being repaved this summer. 


Deadline passes for Holy Family Liddonfield Expansion

Twenty months ago, Holy Family University officials posted a six-minute video to YouTube depicting a grand vision for the former Liddonfield public housing project. To date, nary a shovel of dirt has been turned on the barren, 33-acre, publicly owned tract at Torresdale Avenue and Megargee Street.


DA office to file Supreme Court brief in Lynn case

The District Attorney’s office will be filing its state Supreme Court brief in the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the most high-ranking U.S. Catholic clergyman convicted in a sex abuse case, by July 14. The cleric’s lawyers must file their brief 30 days later, Lynn’s attorney, Thomas Bergstrom, said.


Cops ID body found in Delaware River

Police have identified the body of a man found in the Delaware River on July 4 as Richard Mascaro, 66, of Warminster.


Cops honored by 15th PDAC

Two cops who chased down an armed man in April and two others who made a lot of arrests in May were honored June 30 by members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.


Church to host community festival

Holmesburg Baptist Church, at 7927 Frankford Ave., will hold a community festival on Saturday, July 12.