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Comcast Cares Day at Wilson Middle School

More than 600 Comcast employees along with their friends and families and community members recently volunteered at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Castor Gardens as part of Comcast Cares Day.


Church sets ‘bingo bash’ for Friday

Bethany United Church of Christ, at Rising Sun and Magee avenues in Lawndale, will hold a Bingo Bash on Friday, June 20, at 6 p.m.


Beef-and-beer slated for Friday Night

The second annual Frank S. Innocenti Scholarship Foundation beef-and-beer fundraiser will take place on Friday, June 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, at 9130 Academy Road.


Around town: June 18, 2014

Super Run slated for June 21 at Navy Yard


What is that little brown and black bird?

What’s that bird with a shiny black body and neck and head the color of dung?


On the road to victory

Two local girls are members of the Huntingdon Valley AA Freedom under-14 team that recently captured the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup during a tournament in Slippery Rock. 


Residents unable to return home after Fox Chase fire

Residents of a Fox Chase condominium building hit by a Jan. 30 fire are wondering when they’ll be able to go home. They might not return soon. Why is kind of a complicated story. 


Pets of the Week: June 11, 2014

Jump for joy with Jerick


Olympian visits Northwood

Two-time Olympic bobsled medalist Elana Meyers recently paid a visit to Northwood Academy Charter School, 4621 Castor Ave. 


Officer of the Year honored in the 7th district

During the course of a year, police officers can encounter some pretty wild situations. For Officer Timothy Taylor of the Northeast’s 7th district, wild became almost routine in 2013.