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Around Town: September 7, 2016

Charity car show to be held Sept. 11


Summer love

“When our supporters donate, they’re saving lives. It goes right to the next animal. We can only save as much as we have money for, and fundraisers like this help so much.” — Russ Harper, founder and president of Justice Rescue


Scholars: August 31, 2016

More than 1,300 students were named to the dean’s list at York College. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher. The following local students were named to the dean’s list: Ketsy Caraballo-Garcia, a senior Early Elementary/Special Education major; Shannon O’Fee, a junior Self-Designed major; and Breanne Olsen, a junior Early Elementary/Special Education major.


Rescue me

A look at how Philadelphia could make shelters more animal friendly.


Pio speaks out against city’s sanctuary city policy

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, spoke out regarding Philadelphia’s sanctuary city status.


Meant to bee

Glen Foerd on the Delaware will host the Philadelphia Honey Festival next weekend.


Hundreds attend Northeast Celebration at Max Myers

The annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday attracted hundreds of people to Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. in Castor Gardens.


Christie urges clambake crowd to back Trump

“If he wins Pennsylvania on Nov. 8, he will be the 45th president. You can take that to the bank.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 



Building a safer shoreline along the Delaware

Public officials cut a ribbon to open 4.5-acre Lardner’s Point Park on the Delaware River in Tacony in 2012, signaling a new era of public recreation in the neighborhood. But the natural restoration of the precious waterfront remains a work in progress.