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Greater Bustleton league nominates board members

Greater Bustleton Civic League members nominated board candidates and discussed at length a proposal to put gas pumps at the B.J.’s wholesale club during a long session April 23 at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Carriage House on Red Lion Road.


Deadline is extended for developers of Liddonfield site

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association have shed new light on behind-the-scenes negotiations involving the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.


Councilman proposes to change City Charter

City Councilman David Oh visits Northwood Civic Association session to discuss an amendment that would allow elected officials to run for offices other than their own without resigning.

City Councilman David Oh, who recently has been making the rounds of neighborhood meetings, on April 15 talked up his proposal to change the City Charter at the Northwood Civic Association session at St. James Church on Castor Avenue.


Beer marinated bliss

“Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Who said that? Was it Smokey the Bear? Regardless, you don’t need smoke signals to know that there’s a barbecue happening. Follow your nose and it will lead you directly to the grill.


Around town: April 30, 2014

Scouts conducting clothing drive


American Heritage goes green

American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Green Team went to work cleaning up a section of Frankford Avenue on Earth Day, April 22, as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program.


Philly to host Bar, Nightlife & Hospitality Convention this week

The first Philadelphia Bar, Nightlife & Hospitality Convention will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29-30, at the Crystal Tea Room, at 100 E. Penn Square in Center City.


Your secretary’s favorite muffins

Ask any boss who doesn’t have one. I bet he will tell you that a good administrative professional nowadays is hard to find. But so is a good muffin. Today is Administrative Professionals Day, a day set aside especially to remember your hardworking assistant. Bake something special!


Schwartz brings campaign to Northeast

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.