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Shadowboxers and Luke Elliot to perform Tuesday

The Shadowboxers and Luke Elliot will perform tonight, Tuesday, July 8, at MilkBoy Philly, at 11th and Chestnut streets.


Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Ryan students win calculus competition

Four Archbishop Ryan students created “The Eggcellent Carton,” which was the grand prize winner of this year’s Calculus/Statistics Container Design Project competition.


Residents tell captain of drugs, prostitution

About 40 Frankford and Northwood residents turned out last week to tell their police district commander about crime in their neighborhoods.


Play time in Northeast Philly

Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon. 


PGW imposters target Bustleton residents

Greater Bustleton Civic League members got updates on neighborhood zoning issues and recreation center renovations, heard about utility worker impostors trying to get into homes and learned a once legal left turn off of Grant Avenue is now illegal.


Pets of the Week: July 2, 2014

Bitsy wants a new playmate


Northeast extension

Dietz & Watson plans to build and expand its location in Tacony.

Dietz & Watson, 10 months after a fire destroyed its national distribution center in New Jersey, has decided to build and expand at its location at 5701 Tacony St.


Frankford residents get informed at EPIC meeting

Frankford residents got a potpourri of information about local parks, recycling, a summer food program, politics and new trash collection rules at the June 26 meeting of the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders.


Frankford Civic to meet July 10

The Frankford Civic Association, which routinely meets on the first Thursday of the month, has pushed its July session to the second Thursday, July 10.  Members will gather in the second-floor meeting room of Aria Health’s Frankford campus, 4900 Franford Ave. at 7 p.m.