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Councilman talks initiatives at Fox Chase meeting

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association wants its members and guests to learn more about the City Council members who represent them. So during the civic group’s monthly meeting on Nov. 11, it was at-large Councilman Bill Greenlee’s turn to speak about his agenda.

Boyle to face Sabatina in primary

State Rep. Kevin Boyle officially announced on Monday that he is challenging state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. in the 5th Senatorial District Democratic primary on April 26, 2016.

Around Town: November 18, 2015

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Annual Thanksgiving parade to be held Sunday

The 39th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 22, starting at noon.

Among the elite

Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame welcomes 15 inductees. 

Students, Cub Scouts give cleanup a boost

The Friends of Pennypack Park conducted one of their most successful litter removal activities ever on Oct. 24 as more than 40 volunteers joined workers from the city’s Water Department and CLIP to clean up 69 bags of trash from the Sandy Run area of the park.

Northeast vote proves decisive in Taubenberger win

Fox Chase’s Al Taubenberger is a city councilman-elect, and he has the Northeast to thank, according to a review of vote totals in the local 14 wards.

New book explores Tacony roots

A new historical book about the founding of Tacony also highlighted the 2015 Northeast Philadelphia History Fair on Saturday at Holy Family University.

Marvelous mushrooms

“All mushrooms are edible, some only once.”

Man on mission to fly American flag at all public city buildings

If you see an American flag flying at a public park or recreation center in Philadelphia, there’s a good chance you are looking upon the handiwork of Anthony Clark Sr.