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Baker, Jessica just what your home needs

Baker is about 3 years old and 85 pounds. He would like an adult-only home since he is big and clunky. He is learning the sit, touch and down commands and would like to...

Happy 95th Anniversary, St. James Lutheran Church

St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, on Sunday celebrated its 95th anniversary. Bagpiper Thom Moore got things underway with a performance of Amazing Grace. Josh Davis and Amia Harris provided gospel...

Northeast gets community-based vaccine clinic

The city Department of Public Health on March 24 opened its seventh community-based mass vaccination clinic at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. The clinic will be open weekly. On Tuesday, the city announced the following dates, all...

Lawncrest civic addresses zoning, crime

The Lawncrest Community Association met in person last week, discussing two upcoming zoning issues. There is a proposal to convert a former single home at 6324 Newtown Ave. into two apartment buildings, with a total...

Around Town

Police and fire football fundraiser A fundraiser for the Philadelphia Police and Fire Football Club will take place on March 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe, 9242 Delaware Ave. Admission is...

Mayfair Civic talks new school, other issues

The Mayfair Civic Association met oN Zoom last night, hearing a proposal about the property at 3101 Cottman Ave. Zoning attorney Joe Console and owner Gaofeng Chen explained that they wanted to legalize the property,...

Congratulations to these Northeast Philadelphia scholars

Annsu Nellikala was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Nellikala was initiated at Nova Southeastern University (Louisiana), and is among...

Ozzy, Venus want to spring into your life

Ozzy is a large 4-year-old American bulldog mix. Ozzy is dog friendly and passed his cat-intro test. He’s a really low-key, laid-back kind of guy. He is house and crate trained. He would prefer...

Judge tops Ryan to take Jimmy O’Connor SWAT Cup

Father Judge defeated Archbishop Ryan, 3-0, in hockey action to capture the Jimmy O’Connor SWAT Cup. The cup is in memory of police Sgt. James O’Connor IV, a SWAT member who was shot to death...

Feedback sought for Lawncrest rec, library upgrades

Officials held a Zoom call on Saturday to provide an update on renovation plans for the Lawncrest Recreation Center and Lawncrest Library. The city will spend $12 million on the rec center and $2.8 million...
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