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Mayfair woman enters City Council at-large race

Hena Veit, a forensic mitigation specialist who lives in Mayfair, is running as a Democrat for a City Council at-large seat. Veit, 52, was born in Pakistan, grew up in London and has lived in...

A lasting legacy

After years of hard work, the John Marynowitz Gymnasium opened in Robert S. Hayes Memorial Park during a ceremony honoring those who made sacrifices for their community.

Around Town

Learn about early childhood education Harcum College at Grace Trinity, 5200 Oxford Ave., is recruiting for admission for its associate degree program in Early Childhood Education at an open house on Feb. 20, from 6...

A warm welcome

A new Wawa that opened last Thursday at 5597 Tulip St. celebrated its arrival with a day of free coffee and announcing funds donated to injured Philadelphia police officer Andy Chan.

Viewing, funeral Mass on March 2 for Tony Radwanski

A viewing and funeral Mass for Tony Radwanski will take place on Saturday, March 2, at St. Katherine of Siena Church, 9700 Frankford Ave. The viewing begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Mass at...

Quinones Sanchez gears up for showdown with Cruz

City Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez (D-7th dist.), facing a tough primary fight, announced her re-election bid on Saturday at Taller Puertorriqueno, 5th and Huntingdon streets. Sanchez is seeking a fourth term. In office since 2008, she...

New medical office, stores planned for Cottman and Bustleton

The area around the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues in Rhawnhurst will see a trove of commercial development in the coming months, including new stores and a medical office. A Holy Redeemer Health System...

Oh to introduce new legislation on squatting bill

In an interview with the Times, City Councilman David Oh (R-at large) said that he would introduce a third piece of legislation in the ongoing debate over illegal squatting in Philadelphia.  Oh’s initial bill, which...

Scholarships available for high school seniors in Philadelphia

The city will award 50 college scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in participating accredited four-year bachelor degree programs. The deadline...

Pets of the Week

He will be your own Teddy bear Teddy is a 13-year-old Shih Tzu mix looking for a low-key home to call his own. He’s friendly with dogs and kids 10 and older. He’s house and crate...
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