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Liddonfield project to start bidding process again

Groundhog Day arrived a bit late for members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.


Greetings from Austin Meehan School

Students from Austin Meehan Middle School’s Student Council recently delivered homemade greeting cards to local residents throughout Mayfair, thanking them for supporting the school. 


Firefighters still investigating four-alarm blaze

At least three people were hospitalized, 56 evacuated and about 100 displaced as a result of a four-alarm apartment building fire in the Northeast’s Academy Gardens section on St. Patrick’s Day.


Civic group approves plans for facade signs on Smylie Times building

A Northeast Philadelphia landmark is about to get a facelift, providing the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment agrees with members of the Mayfair Civic Association.


City’s inspector general speaks at Burholme meeting

Amy Kurland, Philadelphia’s inspector general, told members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association that her office is trying to erase Philadelphia’s reputation as being “corrupt and contented.”


Center for Autism Research reps visit civic group

Center for Autism Research representatives Julianne Fretz and Jennifer Maldarelli last week spoke to members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


Around town: March 25, 2015

Scholarships available for Tacony residents


7th PDAC honors officer

Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.


Candidates gain notable support days before election

On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.


What new health insurance laws mean at tax time

This year is an important one for businesses and individuals doing their taxes as they relate to the Affordable Care Act.