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GOP condemns Doyle for social media posts

The Republican City Committee is condemning Mike Doyle, the Democratic candidate in the 170th Legislative District, for what it says is his use of racist language and an anti-Semitic image in his social media...

EITC program aids 4 Northeast schools

State Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) recently presented checks for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit school scholarship program to St. Christopher, St. Anselm, Maternity BVM and Calvary Christian Academy. The EITC program gives business tax...

Lawncrest talks violent crime, zoning

The Lawncrest Community Association on Tuesday held its second outdoor meeting, in the parking lot of St. William Parish. Mark Mroz, community relations officer in the 2nd Police District, spoke of an especially violent day...

Dr. Edelman and the Giordano sisters call it a day

For many, many years, every time a patient entered Dr. Harvey Edelman’s private dental practice in Fox Chase, they were greeted with a nice, warm smile — and they left with one, too. You...

Bringing young people, cops together

The youth organization Leaders of Tomorrow last Friday met with police officers for a conversation intended to benefit both groups. The discussion took place at Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Leaders...

Doyle, Yang rally Democrats in Somerton

Mike Doyle, the Democratic candidate in the 170th Legislative District, on Sunday teamed with Asian American and Pacific Islander supporters of Joe Biden for the launch of a voter canvas in the Northeast. The event...

Bashir collects cash in campaign homestretch

Aaron Bashir, the Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, welcomed about 100 people last week to a fundraiser at Bensalem’s Pen Ryn Estate. Bashir, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Kevin Boyle, is running on...

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Three Aksha presenting virtual cultural performance Dance company Three Aksha is presenting “KaTha,” a cultural program that combines classic Indian dance Bharanthanatyam and Japanese puppetry art form Bunraku. The performance tells the ancient Sanskrit story...

City COVID cases climb above 40,000

The city today reported 40,704 total confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at phila.gov. There have been a total of 1,849 deaths in the city. Nine-hundred...

Honoring police hero Jimmy O’Connor

Several hundred people braved heavy rains Friday morning to pay tribute to fallen police Cpl. Jimmy O’Connor. A plaque was dedicated in O’Connor’s memory outside Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road. O’Connor, of...
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