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Happy trails

The city has laid out plans for the trail along Frankford Creek. The paved path will take hikers and bikers to the Delaware River.

Picture the Frankford Creek. Go ahead.


Frankford Civic discusses rise in crime at meeting

The neighbors on the 4600 block of Worth Street see the cars with out-of-state plates and they know why they’re there.


FOP re-elects McNesby as president

Members of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 re-elected President John McNesby and his endorsed slate of executive board members to new three-year terms on Oct. 1.


Decrease your risk of bone loss

How strong are your bones?


A beautiful day in the neighborhood

A time to celebrate: Somerton Day, a celebration of the neighborhood, was held on Saturday, Oct. 5. 


Attorney General warns consumers about health care scam

With millions of consumers seeking health-care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is reminding Pennsylvanians to protect their personal information during the open enrollment period, which could bring with it a rise in financial, medical or insurance identity theft scams.


Around town: October 9, 2013

Rosaries for widows’ fund


Alvarez challenges Williams to district attorney debate

Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is hoping to debate incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams before voters go to the polls on Nov. 5.


15th PDAC announces new community relations officer

There is a new community relations officer at the 15th Police District, members of the district’s advisory council learned at their Sept. 30 session. Officer Keisha Jacobs, with the department since 1998, is replacing Officer Sharon Krause, who has been the 15th’s CRO for several years and is now the district’s Compstat officer.


Voting is pitched as a matter of self-interest

Stephanie Singer doesn’t talk about “civic duty” when she encourages people to vote in the upcoming general election for city controller, district attorney and judges. One of the three city commissioners who oversee Philadelphia elections, Singer pushes the point that city residents have something to gain by voting, that there’s something in it for them.