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JEVS Human Services honors business award recipients during luncheon

JEVS Human Services last week honored two individuals and a company with local ties at its 16th annual Strictly Business Awards luncheon, held at the Sheraton hotel in Center City.

Improvements planned for El stop

The Margaret-Orthodox stop on the Market-Frankford line will receive new platforms and three new elevators. 

Hazardous waste to be collected Nov. 8

The Streets Department will hold its last Household Hazardous Drop-off event of the 2014 season on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 3901 Delaware Ave., between Castor Avenue and Lewis Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free health screenings for veterans

Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

Frankford Business group announces holiday events

The Frankford Business and Professional Association is looking for more members and also has some holiday events coming up.

Frankford Avenue cleanup is Saturday

Hundreds of volunteers are expected to sweep through the Frankford commercial corridor on Saturday.

Bengals qualify for nationals

The Bustleton Bengals Junior Midgets football team is hoping the community can help fund its upcoming trip to Florida.

Around town: November 5, 2014

Get ready for some cheering

Archbishop confirms Pope’s visit in 2015

Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archbishop last week confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.

15th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Two guys were really going at it at Torresdale and Hellerman early on Sept. 7, Officer Arthur Green said last week. Turns out they weren’t just fighting; one guy was trying to rob the other.