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A field of dreams

Community organizes tournament to remember legacy of a local baseball player. 

Congressman Nix made a difference

Robert N.C. Nix Sr. was a pioneering African-American lawyer and congressman as well as patriarch of a family of Philadelphia legal and civic leaders.

Chamber holding Women in Business conference

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s kickoff luncheon for its Women in Business conference will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. at Pen Ryn Estate, 1601 State Road in Bensalem.

Calendar of Events: September 28, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 29

Bustleton native announces run for district attorney

“I am ready to restore integrity, judgment and fairness to the district attorney’s office.” — Joe Khan

Around Town: September 28, 2016

Car Show to be held Oct. 1 at Cannstatter’s

Archbishop Ryan honors National Merit Scholars

Archbishop Ryan High School seniors Cara DiMarcantonio, Patrick Jurgelewicz and Kayla Smith have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Amendments trying to raise minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day fail to pass

Amendments offered by state Reps. Ed Neilson (D-174th dist.) and Jason Dawkins (D-179th dist.) to raise the minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day failed to pass. Neilson’s amendment would have increased the minimum compensation for individuals serving as judges or inspectors of election from $75 to $150. Clerks and machine operators would have seen their minimum compensation rise from $70 to $140.

The voice of an angel

Charlene Angelini is appointed liturgical director at Cathedral Basilica in Center City.

Tacony community celebrates the season at Fall Fest

Excited about autumn: Neighbors enjoyed Fall Fest, a community festival that included activities, music and food in Tacony on Saturday.