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For David McKillips, returning to Chuck E. Cheese at 9175 Roosevelt Blvd. was like returning home. In January, McKillips took over the role of CEO of CEC Entertainment, the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese....

New 8th District commander: Residents back cops ‘100 percent’

Capt. Tim Linneman, the new commander of the 8th Police District, said his first few weeks on the job have been positive. In meetings and interactions with community leaders and everyday citizens, Linneman believes residents...

Boulevard speeders to be ticketed beginning Aug. 1

The Philadelphia Park Authority will begin issuing speeding tickets along Roosevelt Boulevard on Aug. 1. Speed cameras were installed on June 1 at the following eight intersections: Banks Way, F Street, Devereaux Avenue, Harbison Avenue,...

Mike Pence to speak Thursday at FOP

Vice President Mike Pence will make an appearance on Thursday at Fraternal of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road. Pence’s office said he will take part in a bus tour earlier in the day in...

Randi (Levine) D’Amico, ‘beautiful person inside and out’

Randi (Levine) D’Amico is being remembered as someone with an infectious smile and personality who was selfless, compassionate, caring, an animal lover and a fighter. “Randi was such a beautiful person inside and out,” said...

Holmes stays busy before Holy Family career

Ryan Holmes is getting plenty of exercise this summer. Holmes, a recent graduate of Penn Charter High School, is spending his summer down the shore. But he’s not just soaking up the sun or spending...

Lombardi prepping for life at Tulane

Matt Lombardi spent most of his summer break sleeping. Don’t think Lombardi, a Bustleton native and recent graduate of St. Joseph’s Prep High School, is a slacker. Far from it. In fact, it’s the exact...

Feeding those in need

While COVID-19 and the ensuing shutdown impacted the lives of people around the world, groups like individuals in recovery were significantly impacted. Social distancing posed a challenge to Never Surrender Hope, a nonprofit organization...

Simpson set for next step at Penn State

John Simpson is used to things flying at him at fast speeds. Simpson, a recent graduate of Franklin Towne Charter High School, has been the starting goalkeeper for the Warriors since his junior season. And...

Manzo calls it a career at Protestant Home

Anthony Manzo worked from the office for the final time on Tuesday, retiring as president and CEO of the Philadelphia Protestant Home. “I feel very fortunate to have been part of this organization going back...
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