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Wednesday, Oct. 19EVENTSAdult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215–725–8055.Aerobics St. Bernard Senior Adult Program, 7340 Jackson St. $2. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215–624–5920.Art Class Northeast Older...

Calendar (October 13, 2011)

Friday, Oct. 14EVENTSAmerican Red Cross Blood Drive American Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road. The ASCU bus will collect whole blood donations. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.Arts and Crafts Max Myers...

Tasty Traditions

Louis Eni, president of Dietz & Watson, and Ruth Dietz Eni, better known as “Momma Dietz,” discuss business at the Wissinoming plant. KEVIN COOK / FOR THE TIMESDietz & Watson has remained a Philadelphia company...

Power of Prayer

St. Luke’s will host a special service on Saturday afternoon to commemorate its founding in 1861.An Episcopal church in Bustleton celebrates a key anniversary, thanks to generations of devoted congregants.The people at St. Luke’s Memorial...

Editorial: Lousy Louie

Few can argue that racism in Philadelphia has been extinguished. It exists in government, in the form of government contracts reserved for minorities. It exists in the hearts of many people in many neighborhoods....

Rich Little has always made a good impression

When Rich Little was about 5 or 6, he would stand in front of his class and just ramble on, much to the delight of his teachers — until they couldn’t stand his constant chatter anymore.“I had...

Military Matters

Air Force Lt. Col. Brian P. McLaughlin has been selected for promotion to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Air Force.McLaughlin, a command and control directorate deputy director with 25 years of military service,...

Indelible Memories

Ilse Lindemeyer can tell you stories, lots of stories.The Paul’s Run resident has been a refugee, an accused spy, a factory worker, a German interpreter and a Nazi hunter for the U.S. Army.That was all before...

It’s a beautiful day

The Somerton Civic Association’s inaugural Community Day was held recently at the Fellowship Bible Church in Somerton.

A community effort

District Attorney Seth Williams had some lofty goals last November when, in cooperation with Philadelphia’s criminal courts, he embarked upon his Community Prosecution program.Williams said he wanted to make it more convenient and comfortable...
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