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Happy Birthday to the 100 Club

They’re from the Northeast; they have 2,000 years of life experience; and they were in South Philadelphia last Friday to party.Every year, as it has been for 11 of them now, the mayor rents a...

Correction: Story referred to wrong priest

In a Northeast Times story, the Rev. Robert Brennan, named in a lawsuit filed last week by a man who claimed he had been sexually abused by the priest as a youngster, was incorrectly...

DA endorses ousted congressman for AG

District Attorney Seth Williams last week endorsed Patrick Murphy in next year’s Democratic primary for state attorney general.Murphy served in Congress from 2007–10 before losing his seat to Republican Mike Fitzpatrick.“Patrick understands that we owe...

‘Mayfair May Fair’ poured on the fun

About 390 people took part in Saturday’s Mayfair Fallen Heroes 5k Run/Walk, while the Mayfair May Fair attracted some large crowds along Frankford Avenue until heavy rains came during the afternoon.Mark Mulray (time of...

Torresdale mourns a beloved community advocate

East Torresdale is mourning the recent death of one of its greatest-ever community advocates and volunteers. Bernard M. Reidenberg, 96, passed away on April 17.Reidenberg was a retired interior decorator and a beloved husband, father,...

Pennypack Park cleanup is a success

More than 20 volunteers participated in the Friends of Pennypack Park’s monthly park cleanup on April 30, collecting 25 bags of trash, three bags of recyclable cans and numerous large items that had been...

Military Matters, May 19, 2011 edition

Army National Guard Sgt. Robert E. Whaley and Army National Guard Spec. Stephen R. Crouthamel are returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn, or...

Somerton discusses potential increase in traffic

If you ask Somerton residents about vehicle traffic in their neighborhood, they’ll say it’s already a big problem.At the May 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association, residents learned that traffic might be getting a...

Construction at Glen Foerd mansion close to completion

Improvements almost are complete at one city-owned park facility in East Torresdale and will soon be under way at another, according to guest speakers at the May 9 meeting of the East Torresdale Civic...

Join Tacony Pride Day activities

The Tacony Civic Association will onsor the first Tacony Pride Day on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.All Tacony residents and businesses are encouraged to clean up the front and back of their homes and...
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