NEW BEGINNING CHURCH OF PHILADELPHIA Dec. 14. Woodbury Commons Senior Outlets, Central Valley, N.Y. $50. Bus leaves from 4200 Roosevelt Blvd. 888-530-1999, Ext 3.
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Brief news items from around the River Wards communities.
City to begin collecting leaves
Rev. MacNew earns medal
About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.
Check out our big day-by-day list of holiday concerts, tree lightings and other events.
A local artist’s tree-carving project, the first of its kind in Philadelphia, has been completed in Port Richmond’s Campbell Square, and neighbors said they are thrilled by the striking natural beauty.