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O’Neill hands out grants to volunteer organizations

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) presented Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to the following volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District:


Mayfair residents hung up on pawn shop sign

A Mayfair pawn shop was on the receiving end of king-size criticism as members of the Mayfair Civic Association considered three zoning appeals during a June 20 community meeting.


Mayfair plans fun nights out

The Thursday night events include food trucks, live music and artisans selling their creations. It runs from 5 to 9 at Frankford and Cottman.


Freedom rings

Fun on the Fourth: Lawncrest celebrated the Fourth of July in style on Monday. 


Fire department: 911 calls should be emergencies

In 2015, the Philadelphia Fire Department’s emergency medical service responded to about 270,000 911 calls. That volume represented an increase of almost 25,000 from the prior year and more than 55,000 from 2007.



Around Town: July 6, 2016

Thrift shop offering weekend discounts


15th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Two officers from the 15th Police District performed their duties so well in May that both were named Officer of the Month during the meeting of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on June 28.


What’s hot this summer

From concert series to movies in the park, there’s plenty to soak up in the Northeast this summer season.  


Two local students earn scholarship awards

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to two local students.