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Public forum addressing digital inclusion to be held next week

City Councilman Bobby Henon invites the community to attend a public forum addressing “digital inclusion” and featuring Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Tuesday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the offices of PhillyCAM, Philadelphia’s nonprofit community access television provider.

Pets of the Week: July 20

Have a better day with Bubba

Hands-on learning

Loving the arts: Sixth-, seventh-, and eight-graders recently participated in a summer camp at St. Hubert High School. Approximately 45 girls were involved in the first year of the SASH Summer Camp, where they learned about Sewing, Art, Robotics, Drama and Graphic Art. On Friday, the girls held a pizza party and a robot competition. 

Fighting, beating cancer

For more than three years, Melissa Kartasevich has been in a fight for her life against the nation’s second-leading killer, but cancer isn’t the only challenge facing the Fox Chase native and patients like her.

DNC Preview: Reactions mixed to Trump’s choice of Pence

Republicans are applauding the selection of Mike Pence as Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, while Democrats are knocking the Indiana governor.

DNC Preview: Philly prepares for celebration of politics

The Northeast Times takes a look at what you can expect as Democrats descend on Philadelphia next week. 

DNC Preview: The art of politics

Patriotic paintings: Philadelphia-area artists have created Donkeys Around Town, a program that features 57 fiberglass donkeys, representing the 50 states, five U.S. territories, Washington, D.C. and Democrats abroad. Iconic images that represent the state or territory were painted on the donkeys, which will be displayed through Sept. 5. MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS

Century celebration

100 candles: Walburta (Kern) Nelson (center) was joined by family and friends July 13 for her 100th birthday celebration. The longtime member of Memorial Church of St. Luke attributes her long life to “being good and believing in God.” 

Brady campaign leads supporters to the shore

In summertime, the political scene often shifts to the Jersey shore, with various lawmakers and influential unions holding fundraisers.