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Celebrating diversity at Creighton

Students at Universal Creighton Charter School at 501 Tabor Road hosted their inaugural Multicultural Day on May 23 in celebration of their own diversity and diversity in the community.


DA claims state court made error in Lynn case

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office today again claimed the state Superior Court made a mistake last year in reversing the child endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.


Wolf has lead over Corbett in recent poll

Democrat Tom Wolf has a big lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, according to the Franklin & Marshall College Poll that was released last week.


Veterans event is July 22

The Deer Meadows retirement community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd., will conduct an information event for veterans or the families of vets at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22. 



Pennypack Park cleanup removes 44 bags of litter

The Friends of Pennypack Park took advantage of ideal conditions to collect and remove 44 bags of litter along with numerous large pieces of trash from the park’s Little City area on June 28.


Paying tribute

Wesley Enhanced Living held a ceremony for its veteran residents during a Fourth of July celebration. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Mayfair residents grant approval for two businesses

Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.


Local students awarded memorial scholarships

The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded two scholarships during a ceremony at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St. in Tacony.


Kiwanis Club presents scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to four local college students and a recently graduated high school senior.