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The city, at press time, reported 35,901 confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at phila.gov. There have been a total of 1,787 deaths in the city....

Mayfair Civic gets a new president

The Mayfair Civic Association on Monday night considered two zoning cases during a Zoom meeting. One proposal was for a real estate office, with dwellings on the second and third floors, at 3101 Cottman Ave....

McNesby rejects City Council vote

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby dismissed City Council’s passage of a bill requiring a public hearing on its labor contract. “It affects us not one bit,” he said during a Sept....

A sweet new year for the Jewish community

To mark the start of the of the Jewish calendar year 5781 and the beginning of the High Holy Days, KleinLife, located at 10100 Jamison Ave., set up an outdoor holiday table in its...

Finnick, Wesley want a new home

Finnick is an 8-month-old Jack Russell mix. He is a big dog trapped in a little dog’s body. He’s a funny, spunky and playful little dude. He’s lived with cats, and loves other dogs. He is neutered...

Lawncrest Community Association returns to live meetings

The Lawncrest Community Association last week held its first meeting since February, gathering in the parking lot of St. William Parish. Members observed a moment of silence for all who’ve died of the coronavirus. The 2nd...

Around Town

Church keyboardist needed St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, is looking for a keyboardist for its contemporary Sunday service. Call 215-743-1828 or email stjameschurchphila@gmail.com. •• Help available for small businesses SCORE Philadelphia assists small...

UPS warehouse goes before Civic Design Review

Tension between the developers of the UPS distribution center at 1 Red Lion Road and the neighboring residents and businesses boiled to a new high Sept. 8 when the project was presented to Civic...

St. James hosts 9/11 remembrance

On Sept. 11, 2001, St. James Lutheran Church in Northwood held an impromptu remembrance service for those who had died in the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers. “People wandered in and were just in...

Philly COVID cases top 35,000

The city, at press time, reported 35,340 confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at phila.gov. There have been a total of 1,771 deaths in the city....
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