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Trump campaign opens office on Byberry Road

The Trump campaign officially opened a headquarters on Saturday night at 2100 Byberry Road in Somerton. The tailgate party featured a disc jockey and fireworks set to God Bless the USA and the Star-Spangled Banner. Among...

Trump supporters rally at Frankford and Knights

About 200 people gathered at Frankford Avenue and Knights Road on Saturday afternoon to show support for President Donald Trump. Supporters, many wearing pro-police shirts, waved American flags, chanted “Four more years” and sang along...

Masks for the kids at KenCrest

State Rep. Jared Solomon (D-202nd dist.) last week provided 300 free face masks to students at KenCrest Early Learning Center, a four-star facility. The Sept. 10 donation took place at the KenCrest location at 7200...

Mousse and Ashes asking for some love

Mousse, less than a year old, is goofy and sweet. He is energetic and looking for a family who will continue his basic training, including housetraining. He loves other dogs and kids. Mousse is being treated...

Cornhole tourney benefits St. Martha/Ryan student

Organizers of the annual Coty Gerner Memorial Cornhole Tournament last week made a $1,000 donation to St. Martha Elementary School. Gerner was a St. Martha and Archbishop Ryan High School graduate. He died in 2018...

New Little Flower principal eager to welcome students to the classroom

Colette Weber enjoyed her career at George School, serving as a teacher and administrator at the private Quaker high school in Newtown, Bucks County. “I loved George School,” she said. “I was there 23 years....

Philly cop turns MMA opponents black and blue

In one job, he keeps the peace. In the other one, he brings the pain. Chris Daukaus has spent the last 10 years working as a Philadelphia police officer. He patrols the 24th district in North...

Around Town

Virtual walk for substance abuse recovery PRO-ACT will host a virtual Recovery Walks! 2020 on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Recovery Walks! 2020 will be streaming live at www.facebook.com/Recoverywalks. September is national Recovery Month....

City opens Access Centers for virtual learning

The city today opened 31 new Access Centers meant to provide K-6 students with a place for virtual learning on days they have to stay home from school without caregivers present. The program repurposes recreation...

Northeast Philadelphia Census response rate lags behind state

With less than a month left to respond to the Census, Philadelphia lags behind the rest of the state in response rates. The 10-year Census is used to determine funding allocation for many federal programs...
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