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Batting with the 8th

Sixteen teams competed Friday night in the Batting with the 8th District wiffle ball tournament at Liberty Bell Youth Organization, 3295 Red Lion Road. The 8th Police District and 8th PDAC organized the event, which...


Kaiden Amar Robinson, a Lawncrest resident and senior-to-be at Reach Cyber Charter School, has been named to the National Society of High School Scholars. He has a 3.43 GPA at Reach, where he has...

Civil War drum refurbished, back in Frankford

The Historical Society of Frankford’s Civil War drum has been refurbished and last week was returned to the group’s headquarters, 1507 Orthodox St. The Benjamin Rush Questers 1503 chapter provided a $1,000 grant for the...

Republicans rally at Cannstatter’s

The Republican City Committee on Saturday welcomed statewide candidates to its first Great American Family BBQ, at Cannstatter’s. The fundraiser replaces the annual clambake. Sean Parnell, a candidate in next year’s U.S. Senate race, was...

Single-day passes on sale for Firefly

Single-day passes are on sale for the Firefly Music Festival, an all-ages event that will take place Sept. 23-26 at The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware. Headliners will be Billie Eilish, the Killers, Tame Impala and...

Corralling nuisance landlords

  Members of Take Back Your Neighborhood on Monday night continued their discussion of issues with rental properties. The group wants the city to issue stickers for rentals: one for a single-family home, two for a...

Lawncrest civic members discuss zoning

The Lawncrest Community Association met last week, reviewing a couple of zoning cases. The prospective owner of a property at 6324 Newtown Ave. has asked for a continuance of a case scheduled for the Zoning...

Around Town

Concerts at Cannstatter The Pennypack Park Music Festival has moved to Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road, this year. All concerts are Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The next concert is July 21, featuring The Launch, a tribute to Queen. The...

Music Festival Wednesdays at Cannstatter’s

The Bogside Rogues and Jamison entertained last week at the Pennypack Park Music Festival, which is taking place this summer at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. The Irish Night crowd also sang Happy Birthday in heaven...

Tacony CDC celebrates 10 years of improving the neighborhood

The Tacony Community Development Corporation was awarded a citation by Councilman Bobby Henon to commemorate 10 years of improving the Tacony neighborhood while celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday night. "This recognizes their accomplishments and...
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