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Martha’s Macaroons

Hip, hip, huzzah! On President’s Day, we shout out a hearty hurrah to George, our first president. We set aside a day in February each year to honor our Founding Fathers, and so we should. But wait. What about Martha?


In loving memory

Archbishop Ryan High School recently dedicated a stained glass window in its chapel to the memory of Timothy Connors, a 15-year-old freshman who was hit by a car and died on the afternoon of May 17, 2011.


Leach talks with voters at Somerton diner

Daylin Leach toted his congressional campaign into foreign territory last week. Or depending whom you ask, maybe it was his home base.


Fundraiser will benefit Bustleton Bengals

The Bustleton Bengals youth sports organization will hold a beef-and-beer fundraiser on Friday, March 7, from 8 p.m. to midnight at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Heroes Ballroom, at 11630 Caroline Road.


Elected officials, union members decry closing of old Nabisco plant

State Sen. Mike Stack said Oreos are his wife’s favorite cookie, but he’s not going to buy them anymore.


East Torresdale approves zoning applications

The owners of an apartment building and a tavern each won the approval of the East Torresdale Civic Association last week in separate zoning cases.


Corrected real estate tax bills to be distributed

A Bustleton resident is one of those city taxpayers who, on one hand, won, and on the other, lost.


Blue Flame Bouts will be Feb. 28

Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring on Friday, Feb. 28, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame hosts the 11th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road.


Around town: February 19, 2014

Snow days erase school days off


$9,000 windfall just a con game

The callers say they’re from the government and they want to give you $9,000.