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Pets of the Week: April 6, 2016

McDreamy dreams of a home


Opening of ‘swingers club’ postponed to address community concerns

It didn’t take long for word to spread about the possible opening this month of a “swingers/sex club” in the Rosewood Caterers building in Upper Holmesburg.


For Mayfair men, it’s always high steaks

Brothers Brian and Jim McCafferty, for 20 years, drove to South Philadelphia for sandwiches at Tony Luke’s.


Jury continues deliberations in retrial of murder case

Daniel Dougherty is charged with arson and murder in the  1985 deaths of his two young sons in Oxford Circle. His 2000  conviction was overturned due to ineffective legal representation. 


The heart of CORA

CORA helps children and families in need with preschool courses, therapy and career development, among other programs.


GOP candidate supports school district 5-year plan

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, is applauding the five-year plan that the School District of Philadelphia recently adopted.


Celebrating 110

Dozens of children and adults helped the Tacony Branch Library celebrate its 110th birthday on Wednesday, March 30, with a kids party in the afternoon, followed by an evening reception and historical program by Lou Iatarola Jr. City Councilman Bobby Henon presented a special Council citation to Branch Manager Suzin Weber.



Around Town: April 6, 2016

Bingo Night at Farrell School


Wired for success

A career as a high-voltage technician has changed a local woman’s life.