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Eddie Bruce in concert Friday night in Center City

Cabaret artist/bandleader Eddie Bruce, featuring drummer Bruce Klauber's Men of Jazz and a special appearance by pianist Tom Adams, will hit the stage of Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., on Friday, Feb. 15,...

CareerLink Job Hub opens at CCP’s Northeast campus

Philadelphia Works last Friday joined with leadership from Community College of Philadelphia to cut the ribbon on the new PA CareerLink Philadelphia Job Resource Hub at CCP’s Northeast Regional Center, 12901 Townsend Road. The new...

Smith exits as Tacony Civic prez, enters Council race

Pete Smith resigned on Sunday as Tacony Civic Association president to seek the Republican endorsement in the 6th Councilmanic District race. The incumbent is Democrat Bobby Henon, who was recently indicted on federal corruption charges. “When...

Local volunteers make a big difference

Last year, 125 Friends of Pennypack Park volunteers participated in six cleanups. In all, they removed 256 bags of trash and 15 bags of cans. Those who took part in more than half the cleanups were...

Gov. Wolf, elected officials push for minimum wage increase in Frankford

Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney and other elected officials gathered Friday afternoon at Frankford Transportation Center to push for an increase to Pennsylvania’s minimum wage. Wolf recently presented a plan to increase the minimum...

Calendar of Events: Feb. 14-21

Thursday, Feb. 14 EVENTS Afternoon Artists at the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 6918 Torresdale Ave. Art history theme. Homeschooling families are welcome with children 6 and up. Students not being...

Frankford says goodbye to Smileys

Last week’s meeting of the Frankford Civic Association was punctuated by the announcement that longtime residents Bob and Pat Smiley are moving out of the neighborhood. Bob runs the Frankford Gazette, a hyperlocal blog and...

Heeney building campaign funds for Council campaign

Bill Heeney, a Republican candidate for an at-large City Council seat, held a fundraiser Saturday night at the Ashburner Inn. The $50 fundraiser attracted more than 130 supporters and also served as “A Birthday Bash...

Around Town

Senior learning at KleinLife KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., will offer a Lifelong Learning series for seniors beginning on Feb. 18. The public is invited to participate. The program will offer classes on painting, current events, music, culture...

Bustleton man remembered as ‘well-liked, gentle’

The community remembers Gerald Fomalont as a man who loved socializing with his neighbors. He died of a heart attack and was found on Feb. 2. Family members believe he missed his normal bus, and tried to walk home during a snow squall.
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