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The Lehigh University Mountain Hawks Class of 2023 includes Aiden Schmidt and Hajer Sabil. •• Kutztown University and the Kutztown University Foundation have named 36 students as Presidential Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 school year, including Nyairah...

Friends of Pennypack Park moving away from recycling

By Alan Kaminsky, Recycling Coordinator for Friends of Pennypack Park After 24 years, Friends of Pennypack Park will be ending our recycling program with the last event on Dec. 21. Our book and magazine table...

Friends of Pennypack Park removes 48 bags of trash

Friends of Pennypack Park recently cleaned the area around Torresdale Avenue, with 30 volunteers participating. In all, 48 bags of trash, cans and other debris were removed. The volunteers were Patty Everly; Audrey Walmsley; George Scholl;...

Lulu and Marigold want to go to homes with love

Who wouldn't want a dog like Lulu? She is smart and house trained. This 6-year-old lady enjoys being with her people and loves outdoor adventures. She would like to be your one and only pet in...

Hohenstein secures grant for six schools

Six public schools in the 177th Legislative District will each receive $10,000 to go toward cultural education, literacy and STEM resources.

FOP supporting O’Neill

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 has endorsed City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.). "Brian has always stood by our police officers and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5, we're proud to support him...

SureShade continues to grow

SureShade picked an appropriate day for the grand opening of its new location. Manufacturing Day takes place on the first Friday in October, and SureShade invited elected officials, city representatives, business partners and others to...

Concert will help those recovering from addiction

The third annual recovery concert hosted by the Leigh Leckerman Scholarship Fund will get help for individuals seeking recovery while also providing a night of entertainment.

Torresdale house partially collapses after explosion

No one was injured when a Torresdale house partially collapsed Thursday afternoon due to an explosion and fire, authorities said. Firefighters responded to the 4400 block of Pearson Avenue just before 1 p.m., police and...

DLA Troop Support comes through for Philabundance

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, 700 Robbins Ave., recently held its annual food drive to support Philabundance. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Feds Feed Families food drive, the organization and other federal agencies in...
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