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Conklin slated to headline Candidates Comedy Night fundraiser

Comedian Joe Conklin, known as “The man of 1,000 voices,” is returning as the comic headliner of the final Stu Bykofsky Candidates’ Comedy Night.

Center stage in Philly

The Philly 4th of July Jam took place on Saturday starring The Roots with special guests Miguel and Jennifer Nettles. They performed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, which was followed by fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Centenarian celebration

Seventy relatives and friends of Bustleton resident Edith Murphy helped her celebrate her 100th birthday on June 28 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

Around town: July 8, 2015

Special service at Tacony church

8th Police District awards honorees at meeting

The 8th Police District recognized Officer Joseph Kolodi as Officer of the Month and handed out a civilian award during a recent meeting of the district’s community advisory board.

Roosevelt Mall flea market returns this Sunday

After an absence of almost 12 years, the Roosevelt Mall Flea Market is returning every Sunday, starting July 5.

Play time

Crossan Elementary School, 7350 Bingham St., recently held an end-of-year Play Day in its schoolyard. There were games and interactive activities for the students. 

Pets of the Week: July 1, 2015

Miranda is a very playful pup

Lawncrest announces Fourth of July festivities

The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 100th anniversary this year, with the theme being “A Century of Tradition.”

Kenney, Sestak react to same-sex marriage ruling

Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney and Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak supported last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.