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Brushes with greatness

At 93 years, Tacony’s Hamilton Disston School is already more than four decades older than its namesake was when he died in 1896 after a visit to a Philadelphia theater with his wife.


Around Town: May 25, 2016

Philly hosting Memorial Day weekend concert


Toomey, McGinty battle over sanctuary city policy

The campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is criticizing Democratic nominee Katie McGinty for her views on Philadelphia’s sanctuary city policy.


Tradition of excellence

The Mayfair May Fair hits the street this weekend. The annual event includes a car show, 5k run, live music, games and much more.  


Strokes of success

The Painted Ladies of Somerton have merged their love of art with the local community.   


Somerton residents ready to get over the hump

The chief traffic engineer from the Department of Streets will address the speed humps on Southampton Road at June’s meeting.


Pets of the Week: May 18, 2016

Zena looking for quality time


Pains keep Judge grad from winning ‘Survivor’

Joe Del Campo, 72, had advanced to the final five before having to exit last week with unbearable abdominal pains.


NE Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2016 class official

Edward Duffield, Al Schmid, Robert N.C. Nix Sr., Bill Boggs and the Friends of Pennypack Park will be enshrined this year.