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Crime Log: July 13, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 

A community that cares

Brushed with greatness: The Normandy Civic Association, the Community Life Improvement Program and the office of state Rep. Martina White recently cleaned and painted the underpass at Thornton and Woodhaven roads. 

The champ

For years, he’s been the champion of Philadelphia.

Bird blind at Pennypack restored

A damaged bird blind has been restored in the Pennypack Park woods, near the Environmental Center off Verree Road.

Bethany A.M.E. Church to host fish fry fundraiser

The 200-year-old Bethany A.M.E. Church, one of the oldest congregations in Northeast Philadelphia, will host a fish fry fundraiser on Friday, July 15, starting at 11 a.m. 

Around Town: July 13, 2016

Church hosts music and drama camp

Aria, Jefferson Health executives confirm merger

“This is not a consolidation. This is really a shared community governance model.” — Dr. Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Jefferson Health

Heatline can help those in danger from excessive heat

Due to an Excessive Heat Warning, the PCA Heatline will operate today, Thursday, July 7, from 8:30 a.m. to midnight and on Friday, July 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  This continues an activation begun July 6.

Wissinoming to launch town watch

Community activists in Wissinoming will soon have another outlet for their public service. Two years after the Wissinoming Civic Association resumed its monthly meetings, neighbors are now forming the Wissinoming Town Watch in an effort to suppress local crime.