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Local residents voice complaints at Comcast public forum

Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.

FOP endorses Al Taubenberger for City Council

The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.

Candidates to visit Holmesburg Civic meeting

Holmesburg Civic Association will meet on Tuesday, May 12, and a number of candidates in the upcoming election will be in attendance.

‘B’ is for Birthday

Sesame Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary this season. The park will be decorated with an inflatable birthday cake and jumbo candles lining the way to the Sesame Neighborhood.   

Around town: May 6, 2015

Local park announces nature walk

Abraham discusses school funding at Holme Circle meeting

Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.

Above and beyond

In addition to SPARC-simulated space flights, students are working on creating a competing robot designed to go underwater and check pipelines.

Zoning a hot topic at Mayfair Civic meeting

The civic group opposed two zoning applications, approved a third conditionally and postponed action on a fourth.   

Volunteers clean Far Northeast roads

American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Green Team hosted its fifth annual Family and Friends Adopt-A-Highway event on April 12. Volunteers took advantage of a beautiful spring day to clean two miles of Frankford Avenue (U.S. Route 13) between Academy and Knights roads in the Northeast. American Heritage will hold additional clean-ups throughout the year.

Teeing is believing

The Burholme Golf and Family Entertainment Center’s first swing and learn to golf clinic and golf workshop for individuals with disabilities was held on April 16.