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Pets of the Week: February 4, 2015

Does she meet your Fancy?

New equipment will help diagnose breast cancer

Aria Health’s Torresdale campus this week will be introducing an ultrasound system that will better help doctors identify cancers in within dense breast tissue.

Local Democrat announces candidacy

Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.  

A groundhog celebration

Grey Lodge Pub held its 14th annual Groundhog Day event on Monday. Starting at 7 a.m., local residents participated in Hawaiian shirt and hula hoop contests and a dance-off. 

Friends Hospital donates to police district advisory councils

It was big money — in more ways than one.

City Councilman introduces resolution for income equality

City Councilman Ed Neilson has introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a special City Council committee on income equality.

Bustleton Civic shows no support for new homes

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week let a developer know they didn’t care for his plans to build 16 twin homes on the 1800 block of Gregg Street.

A big hit

Owen Frenia, 10, loves everything about baseball.

Around town: February 4, 2015

Holmesburg Library has story time for preschool children

BSM purchases Philadelphia Weekly and South Philly Review

Broad Street Media has purchased Philadelphia Weekly and the South Philly Review. The deal was finalized on Monday, Feb. 2; official announcements were made this morning.