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Water Department plans construction work in Holmesburg

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 moves to keyless fares

SEPTA began its transition to a contactless card-based fare system on June 13 when it launched the SEPTA Key Early Adopter pilot program.

Religious Events: July 6, 2016

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.

Picture this: Filmmaker, 14, receives accolades for her work

Photographer/filmmaker Aniya Wolfe, a 14-year-old from Rhawnhurst, recently received the 2016 Just 4 U Kids KiddiePreneur, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Award.

Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame names 13th class

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.

Pets of the Week: July 6, 2016

Sonic booms with personality

O’Neill hands out grants to volunteer organizations

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) presented Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to the following volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District:

Mayfair residents hung up on pawn shop sign

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.

Mayfair plans fun nights out

The Thursday night events include food trucks, live music and artisans selling their creations. It runs from 5 to 9 at Frankford and Cottman.

Freedom rings

Fun on the Fourth: Lawncrest celebrated the Fourth of July in style on Monday.