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Streets dept. announces hazardous waste drop-off

The Philadelphia Department of Streets will hold the first household hazardous waste drop-off day of the year on Saturday, April 25, at the department’s training center at State Road and Ashburner Street in Holmesburg. City residents may drop off household hazardous materials between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Shaping the 6th District

Councilman Bobby Henon seeks community input to create agenda with Northeast 2020 initiative.  

A savory success

Health and happiness: Aria Health-Torresdale Campus held a health workshop for kids on March 23, where they played Bingo with nutritional facts and made pita pizza with spinach.

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union holds art competition

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is holding its fourth annual art competition to coincide with National Financial Literacy Month.

Pets of the Week: April 15, 2015

Desel needs a playmate

The future of Philly

The mayoral candidates are criss-crossing the city to meet voters at community forums, and the caravan stopped last Friday night at Fox Chase Elementary School.

Candidates strive for a user-friendly government

Mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver spoke last Friday as part of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series.  

Blue Flame to host boxing event on Sunday

Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

Benefit dinner scheduled for Saturday

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network and Holy Family University invite the community to enjoy a sampling of Northeast Philadelphia restaurant specialties at the annual Empty Plate Dinner benefiting local families who are experiencing homelessness.

Benefit to be held in memory of fallen soldier

A fundraising Night at the Races will take place on Saturday, April 18, at Presentation BVM for the Semper Fi Fund, in memory of John Kihm.