Hailey Stern, of the public affairs division of the Philadelphia Water Department, told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that the utility is planning a construction project in the street and on the sidewalk.
SEPTA began its transition to a contactless card-based fare system on June 13 when it launched the SEPTA Key Early Adopter pilot program.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
Photographer/filmmaker Aniya Wolfe, a 14-year-old from Rhawnhurst, recently received the 2016 Just 4 U Kids KiddiePreneur, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Award.
The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on June 23 announced its 13th class during a news conference at the Hilton on City Line Avenue. Phillies public address announcer Dan Baker was emcee for the announcement. The Hall of Fame is based at Spike’s, a trophy and awards shop at 2701 Grant Ave.
Sonic booms with personality
City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) presented Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to the following volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District:
A Mayfair pawn shop was on the receiving end of king-size criticism as members of the Mayfair Civic Association considered three zoning appeals during a June 20 community meeting.
The Thursday night events include food trucks, live music and artisans selling their creations. It runs from 5 to 9 at Frankford and Cottman.
Fun on the Fourth: Lawncrest celebrated the Fourth of July in style on Monday.