Around Town

Little Flower principal Colette Weber

ZBA meetings on Zoom

The Zoning Board of Adjustment will resume hearing cases on July 14 and 15.

ZBA will hold the hearings on Zoom. It began postponing hearings in March when the city shut down due to COVID-19.

For more information, call 215-MU6-2429 or go to ••

Apply to become a Philly cop

The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications to become a police officer through July 31.

Candidates must be 22 by the time the class starts at the Police Academy. They must apply and pass examinations and evaluations before being hired.

The starting salary is $56,227 a year.

To apply or for more information, visit

To speak to someone from the recruiting unit, call 215-683-COPS. ••

Thrift shop reopens

The Classroom Thrift Shop, sponsored by the Sisterhood of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, has reopened at 4301 Tyson Ave. Customers must wear masks.

Hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is closed on Saturdays.

Starting July 15, all clothing items will be five for $5.

Call 215-624-9130. ••

LF’s new principal on the job

Little Flower High School has a new principal, Colette Weber, who started July 1.

  Weber replaces Sister Kathleen Klarich, who announced in April that she would retire at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Sister Kathleen had served as LF’s principal since 1995.

For close to two decades, Weber served as a teacher and administrator at George School, a private Quaker institution of secondary education located in Newtown, Bucks County. There, she headed the English department, among other accomplishments.

Weber is in the process of completing her Doctorate in Education Leadership from Gwynedd Mercy University. She holds a Master of Arts in English Literature from The College of New Jersey; a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education/Literature with Physical Education as a Subsidiary Subject from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom; a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Language, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle, United Kingdom; and Pennsylvania State Certification in the OATCERT Program in Education from St. Joseph’s University. She is a member of St. Luke Parish in Glenside. ••

Blood drive July 15 at Loudenslager

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, July 15, from noon to 5 p.m. at Cpl. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366, 7976 Oxford Ave.

Sign up by calling 800-RED CROSS or going to

Face masks are required. ••