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Lawndale site considered for housing illegal immigrant minors

Is the Obama administration about to place illegal immigrant children at the Naval Support Activity complex at 700 Robbins Ave. in Lawndale?


KleinLife receives grant to help alleviate senior hunger

Fight against hunger: KleinLife received a $5,000 grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation to help alleviate senior hunger as part of its home delivered meals program. 


Holmesburg firehouse gets new ladder truck

The Philadelphia Fire Department delivered a new $985,000 tiller ladder truck to the Engine 36/Ladder 20 firehouse in Holmesburg on Saturday.


His legacy lives on

Martin Luther King’s legacy was celebrated on Monday at Abington Friends School, as students made meals for the Northeast-based Aid for Friends.


Crash decision: SEPTA ponders change to busy route

A freak accident on Oxford Avenue in November could lead to major changes in the Route 18 bus line between Fox Chase and Cedarbrook, a route described by one SEPTA official as “exploding” with riders.


Century celebration

100 candles: Jack Yusem celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 14 at River’s Edge Nursing and Rehab. The celebration included a large cake and lunch with friends. 


Calendar: January 20, 2016

Thursday, Jan. 21


Around town: January 20, 2016

Catholic movie shown on Feb. 11


Verizon donates $5,000 to MaST

Helping hands: Verizon donated $5,000 to MaST Community Charter School on Friday afternoon. The check was presented by Frank Buzydlowski (right), director of state government affairs for Verizon, to John Swoyer, CEO at MaST. State Rep. Martina White attended the presentation.


Taking a stand

The Caucus of Working Educators mounts a historic challenge to the longtime leadership of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.