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Knights of Columbus dedicates pavilion

Knights of Columbus St. Joseph the Worker Council 4215 recently dedicated a pavilion at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home, at Southampton Road and Roosevelt Boulevard.


Henon defends plan to buy land for new prison

The city hopes to spend about $7.26 million to buy a 58-acre parcel along the Delaware River.  


‘Fur Follies’ benefit scheduled at Katie O’Donnell’s

Showtime Charities, a group of local singers and performers who raise money for local charities, will sponsor its first “Fur Follies” on Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Katie O’Donnell’s, 4501 Woodhaven Road.


Fox Chase woman awarded scholarship to teach overseas

As a La Salle University freshman in 2008, Rebecca Hutchinson spent nearly a month in Tanzania teaching English to students and became close to one, Edward, who was about 17.


Exploring the possibilities

Students at Kennedy Crossan Elementary School listened to various presenters during Career Day on Wednesday, May 27.


Doors were unlocked in more than half of 2nd District auto break-ins

During the four-week period ending on May 31, thieves broke into 62 cars in the 2nd Police District.


Delaware River City Corporation hosts annual Spring Fling

Nonprofit honors four at annual fundraiser, offers updates on North Delaware Riverfront Greenway.   


Candidate urges City Council to fund school district

Helen Gym, a Democratic candidate for an at-large City Council seat, is urging Council to meet the School District of Philadelphia’s full $105 million request by providing sustainable, recurring sources of revenue.


Cancer Treatment Centers of America earns award

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave., has received the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons.


Calvary students attend clinic at PPL Park

TruMark Financial sponsored a soccer clinic for 100 students from Our Lady of Calvary School at PPL Park in Chester. Philadelphia Union coaches offered training advice, and player Richie Marquez demonstrated strategic moves and signed autographs. Our Lady of Calvary raises awareness about financial literacy throughout the school and community. The school partners with TruMark in the annual Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser.