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Northeast Chamber of Commerce to host business card exchange

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will hold a business card exchange on Thursday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Men’s and Boys’ Store, located at 10 Fetters Mill Square (near Red Lion Road and Huntingdon Pike).


Home is where the history is

Historical Society of Tacony places historic markers on neighborhood homes that date back to the 19th century.

History is leaving its mark, well, marks, in Tacony.


Fair and balanced?

The leader of the city’s police union raises questions about a prize-winning series examining alleged cop corruption.

So who ya gonna believe?


City offers free mental health first aid workshops

Philadelphians are more likely to encounter people with mental health issues than they are likely to come across someone having a heart attack.


City begins to tear down Frankford home damaged in ‘13 fire

A city contractor on Monday began tearing down a Frankford home that was heavily damaged in a 2013 fire.


Byberry Hall receives state historical marker

A state historical marker was unveiled on Saturday morning to honor Byberry Hall, situated on the grounds of Byberry Friends Meeting at Byberry and Thornton roads, which was built in 1846-1847 by noted abolitionist Robert Purvis and others to serve as a community meeting place and safe venue for anti-slavery activists to gather.


BRT sets deadline to apply for real estate assessment appeals

Anyone who is appealing a real estate assessment with the Board of Revision of Taxes should keep an eye on the mail.


Art for a hero

Chuck Cassidy may be best-known as a Philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty almost seven years ago, but there was a lot more to the man than his badge and gun. For example, Cassidy coached girls basketball and softball, along with soccer for both girls and boys with the Crispin Gardens Athletic Club in Holme Circle.


Tips to save money at the pump

It’s road trip season for many people in Philadelphia. Whether you’re headed down the shore or someplace else for a little R&R with friends and family, one thing is certain — you will likely feel the pinch of rising gas prices at the gas pump. 


Somerton Spartans score some international competition

Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.