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Religious Events: November 9, 2016

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.

Portion of Academy Road dedicated to fallen fire chief

A ceremony was held on Sunday morning to dedicate a portion of Academy Road as the Michael R. Goodwin Sr. Memorial Highway.

Pets of the Week: November 9, 2016

Want a sweet dog? Say Cheesie

New class inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame last week inducted its 13th class during a ceremony at the Hilton on City Line Avenue.

Leaf collection and recycling program is now underway

The city Department of Streets’ 2016 Leaf Collection and Recycling Program is underway.

Around Town: November 9, 2016

Benefit will help cancer patient

The ambassadors of craft

The work of 195 artists and crafters from 34 states and three countries will be on display this weekend. 

Getting warmer: Group donates coats to children

The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation — a philanthropic arm of the Philadelphia Auto Show and the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia — will distribute a record number of 45,070 free winter coats to underprivileged children living in the five-county region of Philadelphia through its Driving Away the Cold program. 

FOP, Boyle Fund among swindled flag project donors

“He was stealing from cops, not only that but dead cops. With what he collected, he could’ve furnished every telephone pole in the city with a flag.” — FOP Lodge 5 President John McNesby