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Crime log

Nov. 3 through 16

Around Town

Beauty and the Beast at Holme School

Calendar of Events: December 10, 2014

Thursday, December  11

Donations needed for community fund

Hanukkah begins next week, and Christmas is just two weeks away. Many Jews and Christians are looking forward to a nice meal with loved ones and the exchanging of gifts.

Around town: December 3, 2014

Santa is coming to Holmesburg Library

The future looks bright

The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded its 2014 Tacony Youth Grant Award to the St. John Neumann Youth Group, based at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. The grant was for $1,000. It was presented to Michael Hogan Jr., the group founder and director. The ceremony took place at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39 hall, at 7229 Tulip St. For information, visit

Calendar of Events: December 3, 2014

Thursday, December 4

Better late than never

Workers paint a rusty bridge at Frankford and Solly avenues in Holmesburg. Residents have wanted the bridge renovated for 15 years. The project is now under the supervision of U.S. Rep. Bob Brady.

Three holiday concerts to be held this month

You don’t have to go far to rock through the holidays. Two special concerts of rock ’n’ roll Christmas songs will be presented this Saturday and Sunday at Settlement Music School, 3745 Clarendon Ave., and a third performance is slated for Dec. 23 at the Bristol Riverside Theater.

Spending time with the family

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 held its annual breakfast for the families of police officers killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, Nov. 26.