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Residents cannot place trash in business cans

Here’s a new wrinkle on the city’s seemingly undying trash and litter problem, and the odd thing about it is that it’s about actually putting out the trash.



Parishioners of closed Frankford church plan rally

Former parishioners of the shuttered St. Joachim Catholic Church in Frankford are organizing a rally on Thursday outside the Archdiocese of Philadelphia offices, at 222 N. 17th St.


New food service provider is named at Glen Foerd estate

Some major changes are afoot for the Glen Foerd estate, most notably inside the kitchen.


Neighborhood spring cleanups are April 5

If you built up your muscles shoveling snow this winter, then you’re feeling fit and ready to play happy cleanup in your neighborhood. Right?


Nazareth opens Infusion Suite

Nazareth Hospital hosted a blessing and dedication last week to celebrate the opening of its new Infusion Suite. The nearly $1 million construction project began in September and took about three months to complete. It was officially unveiled on March 3.


The magic of reading

The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day was on March 3. Due to weather, Kennedy Crossan Elementary School participated on March 7 instead. Local volunteers, parents, and politicians came to the school to read different Dr. Seuss books for several hours in the morning to 10 different classes. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Local man awarded for outstanding community service

The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia presented Somerton resident Ruben David with its 2014 Outstanding Service to the Community Award on Feb. 14. The award recognizes an engineer who has over the course of his career provided professional and personal service above and beyond the call of duty to the Delaware Valley community. David was honored during Delaware Valley Engineers Week, which is part of a national engineering observance.


Local Eagle Scout soars

Nicholas Kozankywycz, of Burholme, became Boy Scout Troop 321’s latest Eagle Scout earlier this month, during a Court of Honor at the Presentation BVM church hall.


Free educational program offered to small businesses owners

The owners of established small businesses who want those businesses to grow can participate in an educational program that will put them on a path to fulfilling their entrepreneurial visions and help them with strategies to raise the capital they need.