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    Volunteers cleanup Pennypack Park

    pennypack cleanup 10-22-14


    Streets Dept. announces leaf collection dates in NE

    The Streets Department’s Leaf and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 10, and will run through Friday, Dec. 19. 


    Deadline approaches for vote registry

    The deadline is Monday, Oct. 6, to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.


    Police baseball team to play charity game

    The Philadelphia Police Blue Sox baseball team will see a change of scenery for its fourth annual charity game to benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 


    Promoting peace in the Northeast

    District Attorney Seth Williams led a contingent of city prosecutors who joined police officers and Northeast community leaders in a Ride for Peace on Saturday morning. The bicycle tour highlighted the 2nd Police District Advisory Council’s annual Community Day at Target, Bustleton and Bleigh avenues. The cyclists rode 12 miles through portions of Castor Gardens, Oxford Circle, Summerdale, Crescentville and Lawndale with an escort of police vehicles in an effort to promote healthy, nonviolent activities. The route passed several locations of recent gun violence in the 2nd Police District. Other participants included Capt. Frank Palumbo, commander of the 2nd district; and Lynn and Larry Genetti, the chairwoman and treasurer of the 2nd PDAC. 


    Views of Harrison’s Folly

    New images come to light of a most unusual 19th-century Northeast mansion.

    “Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872


    Trips: August 20, 2014

    ST. WILLIAM SENIORS CITIZENS GROUP Aug. 20. Bristol Riverside Theatre. Broadway’s Best musical. $87, includes transportation and full-course dinner at Georgine’s after the show. 215-725-5697. More: Pine Grove Resort Dude Ranch. Oct. 12-17. $415. All-inclusive, includes transportation, meals, drinks, snacks, entertainment and social activities. 215-725-5697. More: American Music Theater Christmas show Joy to the World. Nov. 6. $89. Buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Transportation included. 215-725-5697.


    Cops ID body found in Delaware River

    Police have identified the body of a man found in the Delaware River on July 4 as Richard Mascaro, 66, of Warminster.


    NE men arrested in prostitution stings

    Philadelphia police have announced the results of three more prostitution enforcement stings in the city.