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Byberry Hall receives state historical marker

A state historical marker was unveiled on Saturday morning to honor Byberry Hall, situated on the grounds of Byberry Friends Meeting at Byberry and Thornton roads, which was built in 1846-1847 by noted abolitionist Robert Purvis and others to serve as a community meeting place and safe venue for anti-slavery activists to gather.


Bengals capture city title

The Bustleton Bengals 17-and-under baseball team last week captured the Department of Recreation championship with a come-from-behind 6-5 victory over Roxborough’s Houston Playground Hurricanes at Citizens Bank Park.


Around Town: July 23

Far Northeast Town Watches slate Night Out


Trips: July 16, 2014

ST. JEROME LADIES GUILD July 23. Tomasello Winery. $49 includes transportation, lunch, $10 slot play at Resorts Casino and a show. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.


Ryan HS names new president

The Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future last Friday announced the appointment of Denise LePera as president of Archbishop Ryan High School, effective July 28.


Reunions: July 16, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: July 16, 2014

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.


Register valuables in free crime-prevention program

The 7th Police District Advisory Council and Philadelphia police encourage all residents and businesses to register for Operation Identification, a free crime-prevention program.


Pets of the Week: July 16, 2014

Sweetie wants to snuggle with you


City wants kids out of waterways

In light of at least two child deaths in 2013 in city creeks, the Philadelphia Fire Department has launched Operation Stay on Shore: Drowning is Preventable.