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Fox Rok wins baseball crown

Fox Rok recently won the Philadelphia Parks and Rec U-14 baseball championship, defeating Lansing 3-1 in the championship game. The team consists of Sean Schaible, Gavin Lutz, Eric Kondrad, David Dorman, Chris Savino, Tommy...

Abby, Armen are hoping for forever homes

Abby is a 5- to 6-month-old, small pitty-mix. Abby is housetrained, sleeps through the night, is a great leash walker and knows basic commands. She loves toys and bones and thrives on a good...

House passes bill that includes funding for local projects

Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-2nd dist.) has worked on bringing to fruition five specific projects that would benefit constituents in his district into the Invest in America Act. He revealed his plans for his district’s...

St. James offering camp next week

St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, will host Summer Blast, a fun program for kids in pre-kindergarten through ninth grade from July 12-15. A $10 registration fee is payable on the first...

Banners along Northeast business corridors are a beacon of hope

  If you’re heading down one of the Northeast business corridors of Castor, Rising Sun or Bustleton avenues, you’ll notice some new flair to let the city know the corridor is open for business. Councilwoman Cherelle...

Congratulations, Abraham Lincoln Class of 2021

Abraham Lincoln High School, 3201 Ryan Ave., recently distributed diplomas to 278 graduating seniors. The list of graduates is below. Areej A. Abdallah, Rosanny Abreu, Aracely M. Acevedo, Dylan Acevedo-Morales, Angelica F. Acosta-Cibrian, Siniya I. Adams,...

Around Town

Barbecue for veterans State Rep. Joe Hohenstein, City Councilman Bobby Henon and the Mayfair Business Improvement District will hold a veterans appreciation barbecue on July 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Frankford and Cottman...


Gina Steinberg earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Widener University. The following students earned master’s: Stephen Metas (psychology), Ikea Wilson (health care management), Lauren Ippoliti (Counselor Education: PK-12 Professional School Counselor Track), Jara Arroyo...

Troop 449 boasts 3 Eagle Scouts

City Councilman Brian O’Neill presented citations to three members of Boy Scout Troop 449 who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. A court of honor for Tyler Glass and twins Alex and Jeremy Horan was...

Congrats to Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Class of 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021 at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, 11081 Knights Road. In all, there were 160 graduates. Below is a list of the graduates. Elijah Jared Andino Casillas, Haley Andrews, Lauren Archer,...
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