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PFCU branch office not coming to Holmesburg

Instead of opening at Frankford and Academy Road, the credit union will move into a vacant building on Knights Road.

Nazareth students chosen to sing for pope

Four Nazareth Academy students were selected to participate in the 50-member high school choir that will sing as part of Sunday’s Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The students are senior Victoria Sanchez, junior Marne Brown and sophomores Dana Glavin and Jackie Ricafort.

More details released about pope’s prison visit

WIll Pope Francis visit Drexel Shrine Sunday?

(Update: Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m.)

Holy Family to live stream Papal Mass

Holy Family University invites the community to watch Sunday’s Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Future uncertain for proposed dance studio in Parkwood

The Parkwood Civic Association has adopted a wait-and-see approach for a proposed dance studio that a local husband and wife are hoping to open in the Byberry East Industrial Park.

Franklin Square jumbotron will broadcast pope events

Franklin Square, located at 6th and Race streets, will have a jumbotron broadcasting live all Pope Francis-related events on Saturday and Sunday.

Firefighters, civilians honored

On the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 13, the Philadelphia Firefighters and Paramedics Union hosted its annual Firefighters Recognition Day ceremony at Local 22’s banquet hall, 415 N. 5th St. 

Fighting hunger one bag at a time

Just bag it: Above, Deb Mikus, branch manager at the Lawncrest Library, helps bag groceries at the ShopRite at Oxford Avenue and Levick Street in Oxford Circle in recognition of National Hunger Month. MARIA S. YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS

DeFelice rips Kenney campaign after email controversy

The executive director of the Philadelphia Republican Party said the Kenney campaign is scared of Melissa Murray Bailey.

Back to school with the Bambies

Words of wisdom: Mayor Michael Nutter receives a St. Hubert High School shirt from the Principal Dr. Joanne H. Walls during its back-to-school day assembly on Sept. 9. The mayor visited the Torresdale Avenue school and gave an inspirational speech to students.