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Somerton couple does not sign forfeiture agreement

The District Attorney’s office last week said a Somerton couple wouldn’t have to worry about losing their home if they would sign an agreement that would end forfeiture proceedings against their Ferndale Street property. The couple’s lawyer, however, said they wouldn’t sign.


The self help guru

“Fiction doesn’t preach, it entertains and you can deliver powerful messages in fiction.” — Dr. Joseph F. Ruggiero  


Residents urged to report vacant houses

The president of the Northwood Civic Association last week urged members to report vacant houses and abandoned cars.


Possible partner emerges in Liddonfield redevelopment

There’s a new player in the stalled redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes that the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association hopes will be a catalyst for the long-sought transformation of the longtime public housing project.


Oktoberfest celebration is Saturday in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.


Neighbors dispute planned expansion of Northeast mosque

A man who lives near a Northeast Philadelphia mosque is appealing a zoning board decision to allow the mosque to expand and build a 65-foot minaret.


Neighborhood news

Golf outing set for Oct. 11


Mayfair Civic Association announces holiday festivities

Summer is over, but the party is just beginning in Mayfair. Actually, the neighborhood has a full lineup of festivities planned to celebrate the many end-of-year holidays.


Matthews to be inducted into NE Hall of Fame

Chris Matthews is a nationally known political commentator and television news host who has been following politics since the 1950s.


Greater Bustleton Civic discusses ongoing zoning dispute

Members decided to continue a two-year legal battle with a property owner who is conducting a business in a Haldeman Avenue residence.