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Pet of the Week: December 9, 2015

Boomerang loves being spoiled


Mayfair Business group promotes holiday events

Members at the recent Mayfair Business Association meeting, held at Cottman Beverage, discussed issues such as a Christmas decorating contest, unruly Abraham Lincoln High School students and safety poles placed on the 3500 block of Ryan Ave. (at Leon Street) to prevent motorists from going the wrong direction on the one-way street. The group also promoted a couple of upcoming events.


Make a difference this holiday season

We’re in the middle of Hanukkah, and Christmas is already just a little more than two weeks away.


Leading the way

On a recent Saturday afternoon, a group of visitors stood near the information desk in the lobby of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.


Celebrating the season

Holiday spirit: The Mayfair Christmas Village and Tree Lighting ceremony was held on Sunday at Frankford and Cottman avenues. The event included food, crafts and music.



Around town: December 9, 2015

Hanukkah party at Temple Beth Ami


School officials probe sideline altercation at Washington game

A bizarre altercation among players marred the conclusion of the annual Thanksgiving football game between George Washington and Archbishop Ryan high schools last Thursday, prompting School District of Philadelphia officials to launch an investigation this week.


Positive perspectives

Two Father Judge grads give Camden teens an opportunity to thrive through mentoring program. 


Philadelphia growing pickier about recycling efforts

Allison Sands, community outreach coordinator for Recyclebank in Philadelphia, had some good news and bad news for residents during the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association’s monthly meeting on Nov. 19.