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Into the great outdoors

Mayor Michael Nutter chose the new Poquessing Creek Trail in Parkwood to kick off the city’s fourth annual Love Your Park Week. 


The Northeast Times reported incorrect information about the Tacony Academy Charter School in the paper’s coverage of the Wissinoming Civic Association meeting appearing in its May 6 editions.

Caring for the kids

Children at the Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center in Rhawnhurst celebrate Week of the Young Child.

Bills passed to shrink size of legislature

The state House of Representatives last week passed two bills that would shrink the size of the legislature.

Around town: May 13, 2015

Shredding event on Saturday

8th Police District announces Police Service Area meetings

The 8th Police District has announced three upcoming Police Service Area meetings. The monthly meetings are open to the public and offer the opportunity to question police supervisors about crime and public safety issues in specific portions of the district.

Out of this world

The 15th annual Wizard World Comic Con took place Thursday through Sunday in Philadelphia. 

Volunteer registration for World Meeting of Families is open

Online volunteer registration for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia 2015 is open to the public. With more than 10,000 volunteers needed for the World Meeting of Families Congress from Sept. 22 to 25 and the papal visit from Sept. 26 to 27, people ages 18 and older can register to volunteer at worldmeeting2015.volunteerhub.com for the opportunity to play a crucial role in this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Turn the page

Manor College recently held its 30 Days for Literacy Book Drive. All books collected were donated to local schools and child care centers.

Temple University Health opens urgent care facility on Cottman Avenue

Temple University Health System recently opened its latest Temple ReadyCare urgent care facility at 2118 Cottman Ave. (near Horrocks Street).