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Santa Claus comes to town

The 44th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade took place on Sunday on Frankford Avenue, from Rhawn Street to Knorr Street. Pat’s Music Center was the grand marshal. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived on the Ladder 20 fire truck,...

PGW building operations center in Summerdale

Philadelphia Gas Works last week broke ground on its new North Operations Center, at 5000 Summerdale Ave. At present, PGW has eight operations centers, with most of the activity taking place at 1800 N. 9th...

Senior Citizen News

Learn about Jewish singers The Men’s Club of the Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, is hosting a virtual program on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The program is Jewish Singers of the...

NE Chamber welcomes legislators

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet the Legislators event last week at its office at 8025 Roosevelt Blvd. GNPCC president Pam Henshall and government affairs chairman Dan McElhatton welcomed City Councilman...

Turkey dinners for the needy

The Philadelphia Police Department Michael the Archangel Ministry, along with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, on Tuesday provided Thanksgiving meals to 50 families served by Catholic Social Services of the Northeast Family...

Thanksgiving meals for the needy

Caring for Friends, thanks to donations from Acme and Shady Brook Farms, will distribute more than 800 turkeys to homebound seniors, veterans, the disabled and the needy. Last week, Acme’s Dana Ward presented Caring for...

Around Town

Advanced knee and hip surgery Nazareth Hospital now offers the ROSA® Knee and Hip joint replacement system, which brings together advanced robotic technology and industry-leading knee and hip implants. The system allows surgeons to use...

Happy 103rd birthday, Gussie

Gussie Leven, who lives at Oakwood Residence, a personal care community at 2109 Red Lion Road, recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Family, friends and Oakwood staff attended her party. Gussie's parents and older sister came through...

Storm, Viola want homes for the holidays

Storm is ready to hop her way into your loving arms. She’s a fun-loving girl with lots of energy. In her old home, she lived with children. She loves treats, wiggling all over when...

Judge welding students visit shipyard

  Father Judge High School seniors in the welding program recently visited the Philly Shipyard training center. Kyle Wiest was challenged to read a blueprint and create a mini-submarine, which included a "Judge" weld. ••
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