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Religious Events: Jan. 25, 2017

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Pets of the Week: Jan. 25, 2017

Holley needs a forever home


Officers honored in 7th Police District

Police Officers John Connors and Bryan Howell have been named Officers of the Month for December in the Far Northeast’s 7th district. Connors and Howell were recognized for their job performance during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Dec. 19.


Local cop awarded

Officer Christian Buckman was honored as Officer of the Month for December in the 2nd Police District, where he made multiple arrests for armed robbery and auto theft.


In his blood

Brendan Sullivan talks about the success of his first novel, ‘Irish Blood,’ as he prepares to publish his second book. 


Hair salon zoning variance approved at Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association last week voted unanimously to not oppose a zoning variance for the owner of a hair salon at 537 Sanger St. (at Colgate Street). Expediter Tom Citro explained that the LCA did not oppose the owner when she came in front of the group in 2007.


Dog abandoned in trash bag

The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking the public for help in identifying the person(s) responsible for dumping a dachshund-type dog in a trash bag in Summerdale.


Darragh chairs first meeting as president

The Parkwood Civic Association has a new leader whose first priority is to formulate the organization’s new agenda for the months ahead.


DA candidate will not accept money from defense lawyers

Rich Negrin, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, announced that his campaign has not and will not accept contributions from lawyers whose primary area of practice requires them to appear regularly as legal representatives for the defense in cases prosecuted by the district attorney’s office.


Calendar of Events: Jan. 25, 2017

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