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Archbishop Chaput helps St. William Church celebrate 100 years

St. William Catholic Church, 6200 Rising Sun Ave., celebrated its centennial Mass on Sunday. Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the Mass, as parishioners filled the pews of the upper church and others watched on a screen...

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Redistricting reform meetings Rich Rafferty, Montgomery County coordinator of Fair Districts PA, will present Making Your Vote Count - Redistricting Reform on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. A...

Frankford residents rally for peace on MLK Day

On a frigid Martin Luther King Jr. Day, community leaders, neighbors and representatives from various churches gathered to rally for peace at Griscom and Arrott streets in Frankford, steps away from a makeshift memorial...

Scout Troop 449 gives back on Day of Service

Honoring the Day of Service, the Boy Scouts of Troop 449 from Philadelphia Academy Charter School gave back to the community on a cold and windy morning by cleaning up various park locations. The...

Boyle visits Fox Chase

Fox Chase Town Watch and Homeowners Association’s first meeting of 2020 saw updates from police, a zoning presentation and a visit from Rep. Kevin Boyle.

Rotary inducts lawyer Alston

The Frankford Northeast Philadelphia Rotary Club recently inducted lawyer Andrew Alston as its newest member. Alston is an attorney for Metka Law, 9223 Frankford Ave. (near Linden Avenue). The club meets at noon on the first...

Rep. Tom Murt not seeking re-election

State Rep. Tom Murt (R-152nd dist.) has announced he will not run for re-election. Murt was elected in 2006, defeating Rep. Sue Cornell in the Republican primary and winning the general election. In 2018, Murt was...

Rape charges dismissed against former officer

A judge dismissed rape charges Thursday against a former Philadelphia police officer who lives in Lawncrest. Novice Sloan, 29, of the 600 block of Comly Street, was arrested Sept. 28 and had been charged with...

Dance company to perform at Carnegie Hall

Three Aksha dance company will perform traditional Indian dance at Carnegie Hall’s Festival of Dance, one of 12 companies in the country to be invited to perform.

Taffy, Indie want 2020 to be their year

Taffy is a 1-year-old, medium-sized mix who gets along well with most other dogs and loves to wrestle with her best buds. The dog has lived with kids aged 6 and 12 and did well...
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