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Local groups announce upcoming trips

TRAVEL WITH KLEINLIFE Bermuda cruise. Sept. 1-8. $1,159 to $1,844 per person, double occupancy. Information or brochure: Andrea Kimelheim: 215-698-7300, Ext. 176 or akimelheim@kleinlife.org. MARLYN FEIN CHAPTER, FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER Sands Casino Bethlehem. Sunday,...

City issues permit for Woodhaven Road hotel

A contentious proposal to build a hotel on Woodhaven Road, which just last month appeared to be dead, has been revived. The Department of Licenses and Inspections on July 31 issued a zoning permit allowing...

St. Dominic Church added to historic register; pastor unhappy

The oldest active Catholic church in Northeast Philadelphia was officially added Friday to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. St. Dominic Church, which was built in 1897, was determined by the city’s Historical Commission to...

Calendar of Events: Aug. 15 – 22

Thursday, Aug. 15 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...

Heeney wants a look at Krasner’s criminal case data

Bill Heeney, a Republican City Council at-large candidate, remains in a legal tug of war with District Attorney Larry Krasner. Heeney, of East Torresdale, filed a Right-to-Know Law Request form on June 19 with the...

Around Town

Nature and history walk on Sunday Friends of Pennypack Park will hold its monthly nature and history walk on Sunday, Aug. 18, starting at 1 p.m. Walkers will meet at the Pennypack Park Environmental Center,...

A successful night out

Hundreds gathered at locations such as Russo Park last week for National Night Out, an anti-crime initiative meant to boost relationships between police and communities.

Fun and food at Holmesburg Library

The Friends of Holmesburg Library sponsored Friends Night in the Garden on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Holmesburg Library, Frankford and Hartel avenues. The heavy rains and lightning forced the festivities inside. Activities were face painting, balloon...

Folk Festival starts Thursday

The 58th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will take place Thursday to Sunday, Aug. 15-18, at the Old Pool Farm, 1323 Salford Station Road in Schwenksville. The lineup includes David Crosby & Friends; Margo Price; The...

Documentary focuses on local students killed in Vietnam

Following up on a documentary about the 27 Father Judge High School students killed in Vietnam, the new documentary will focus on more schools with similar high casualty rates in Philadelphia.
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