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Around Town: September 14, 2016

Meeting to discuss district plans

Solomon receives endorsement

Jared Solomon, the Democratic nominee in the 202nd Legislative District, has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO for the upcoming general election on Nov. 8.

Signs of support

Friends and family of Chris Ford, a Northeast Philadelphia native who currently lives in Nashville, displayed red balloons at Chalfont Playground to show their support as Chris faces the final stages of his terminal cancer. Chris made national news after deciding to marry his fiancée, Nicole Wismer, despite his declining health. 

Scholars: September 7, 2016

Kevin Richardson, a member of the Class of 2018 majoring in Business Administration, completed Colby-Sawyer College’s internship requirement with Source Interactive, a marketing firm in Jenkintown. Colby-Sawyer is in New Hampshire.

Pets of the Week: September 7, 2016

Luke is looking for love

Local student awarded scholarship

Joel D. Goldberg, a Bustleton resident and sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, recently received the Herman Witte Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation.

A Clydesdale celebration

Horsing around: The Budweiser Clydesdales strolled down Frankford Avenue on Sept. 1. Many local residents took photos with the animals during the event. 


There’s not much unusual about some beer drinking and a walk down memory lane to celebrate the 20th anniversary of anything.

A celebration of soul mates

Lifetime of love: Friends and family gather for Betty and David Weissman’s 75th wedding anniversary celebration at Paul’s Run, 9896 Bustleton Ave. The couple married in South Philadelphia in 1941, and have lived in Paul’s Run since 2011.