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Police Advisory Council to meet Aug. 12

The 7th Police District Advisory Council will sponsor the district’s PSA-1 meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at Pelbano Recreation Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 

Religious Events: August 6, 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,

Former traffic judges cleared of most serious charges

A federal jury last week found four former Traffic Court judges guilty of lying, but acquitted them and three others of the more serious charges of conspiracy and wire and mail fraud.

Archbishop Ryan alums form new business group

Archbishop Ryan High School alumni are creating a Ryan Business Association and a Ryan’s Young Professional Group.  The organization will meet on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Katie O’Donnell’s, 4501 Woodhaven Road. There will be a cash bar. For more information, call Mary Anne at 267-280-2034.  ••

Adcock fundraiser scheduled for July 31 in Fox Chase

Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley will be the special guest at a cocktail party fundraiser for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District.


In last week’s editions, the Northeast Times reported that efforts are underway to erect a memorial bench to Pennypack Creek drowning victims including Brandon Boyle. In fact, there are at least two simultaneous memorial bench efforts. Boyle’s family and friends began one fundraising campaign via the website. A second campaign to memorialize other Pennypack drowning victims is in the planning stages. ••

Before & after

Contractors’ employees this week are finishing the cleanup of a Frankford property they demolished last week. The house at 4712 Worth St. had been listed as “imminently dangerous” by the Department of Licenses and Inspections since after it was damaged in a fire in July 2013. Neighbors had complained the building should be torn down, and a city contractor began that work — by hand — on July 21. The property’s owner, a Florida man, will be billed $34,000. 

Cardone Industries hosts ribbon-cutting event after completion of renovations

Cardone Industries, at 5501 Whitaker Ave., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 18 to mark completion of stormwater management renovations.