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Around town: May 13, 2015

Shredding event on Saturday


8th Police District announces Police Service Area meetings

The 8th Police District has announced three upcoming Police Service Area meetings. The monthly meetings are open to the public and offer the opportunity to question police supervisors about crime and public safety issues in specific portions of the district.


Volunteer registration for World Meeting of Families is open

Online volunteer registration for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia 2015 is open to the public. With more than 10,000 volunteers needed for the World Meeting of Families Congress from Sept. 22 to 25 and the papal visit from Sept. 26 to 27, people ages 18 and older can register to volunteer at worldmeeting2015.volunteerhub.com for the opportunity to play a crucial role in this once-in-a-lifetime event.


Turn the page

Manor College recently held its 30 Days for Literacy Book Drive. All books collected were donated to local schools and child care centers.


Trips: May 6, 2015

TLA FEASTERVILLE May 27. Pines Dinner Theatre. Show Andrews Brothers, with music from the Andrews Sisters. Reserve by May 18. 215-494-9180.


Temple University Health opens urgent care facility on Cottman Avenue

Temple University Health System recently opened its latest Temple ReadyCare urgent care facility at 2118 Cottman Ave. (near Horrocks Street).


Taylor targeting scrap metal thieves

Responding to the ongoing problem of scrap metal theft, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will introduce legislation to create a statewide scrap metal transaction database.


Taubenberger bids farewell to Chamber of Commerce

After spending 23 years as president of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Al Taubenberger said goodbye during an event on Monday night at Canstatter’s. He received a standing ovation from friends and colleagues, including former City Councilmen Jack Kelly and Dan McElhatton, PECO Energy’s Ed McBride, PNC Bank’s Frank Porrazza, educator and lawyer Ruth Horwitz and former Frankford Hospital executive John B. Neff. 


Reunions: May 6, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: May 6, 2015

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.