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Paying tribute

Wesley Enhanced Living held a ceremony for its veteran residents during a Fourth of July celebration. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Mayfair residents grant approval for two businesses

Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.


Local students awarded memorial scholarships

The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded two scholarships during a ceremony at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St. in Tacony.


Kiwanis Club presents scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to four local college students and a recently graduated high school senior.


Holmesburg Civic approves motorcycle club clubhouse bid

The Holmesburg Civic Association unanimously approved a bid by the Philadelphia Centurions Motorcycle Club, which is seeking a zoning variance for its clubhouse at 7347 Melrose St.


Hazardous waste can be dropped off

The city Department of Streets invites the public to drop off household hazardous waste on Thursday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the department’s center at State Road and Ashburner Street.


Freedom rings

Fourth of July festivities in Lawncrest. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Essay contest winners announced

Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association recently honored five winners of an essay contest.


Dollars and sense

Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.


Ditman Street being repaved for second time in two years

The 7000 and 7100 blocks of Ditman Street are being repaved this summer.