Brief news items from around your neighborhoods.
Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.
The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
The Northwood Civic Association last week unanimously rejected a woman’s bid to open a hair salon at 5260 Castor Ave.
Both sides of the controversial methadone clinic planned for Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street now await a ruling from Common Pleas Court Judge Idee C. Fox.
— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.
River Wards neighbors are among those on Councilman Bobby Henon’s “Problem Properties Advisory Council,” which hosted a “Bad Neighbor Hearing” last Tuesday. The message for these landlords? Shape up, or ship out.
The Lawncrest Community Association celebrated Veterans Day on Sunday morning with a ceremony in the grove at Lawncrest Recreation Center.