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East Torresdale group discusses Delaware River’s greenway initiative

This year will be a pivotal one for the Delaware River City Corporation’s North Delaware Greenway initiative.


A Democratic divide

The 13th Congressional candidates look to separate themselves during a recent forum.

In the race for the 13th Congressional District seat, wheels are beginning to turn, and not exactly in the same direction.


Crossan principal, student are honored

Lynne Millard, principal at Burholme’s Kennedy Crossan Elementary School, last week received a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation from state Rep. Brendan Boyle for winning the Lindback Distinguished Principal Leadership Award.


Calvary AA to host ‘Taste of the Northeast’

Calvary Athletic Association, 4330 Deerpath Lane, will host a Taste of the Northeast on Saturday, April 26, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.


Around town: April 23, 2014

Softball tourney set for Saturday


Archbishop Ryan mathletes win title

The Archbishop Ryan High School Varsity Mathletes won the Archdiocesan Mathlete championship for the 20th time in 22 years. 


Alt-rock band Melodime to perform April 22 at North Star

The Virginia-based, Southern-flavored alternative rock band Melodime will perform tonight, Tuesday, April 22, at the North Star Bar, at 2639 Poplar St. in Fairmount.


Springtime holiday dishes

Within the span of one month, our neighborhood got two new residents. My family moved in just weeks before my next-door neighbor, Jeannette, did. Besides being a nice neighbor, Jeannette is a wonderful artist who shares her talents with many of us each week at art class. She’s a patient teacher and a gracious lady. I couldn’t have asked for a better neighbor, even if she were Mr. Rogers.


Sorrow, loss felt on anniversary of firefighters’ deaths

There was only some silence in their sadness.


Sign up for organic produce in NE

The deadlines are rapidly approaching for folks to sign up for Northeast Philadelphia’s only Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative organic produce pick-up location. From May through October, participants will be able to pick up fresh organic vegetables, fruits and other farm products weekly at the Glen Foerd estate, 5001 Grant Ave.