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Tacony Library reopens after ‘serious incident’

Tacony Library, Torresdale Avenue and Knorr Street, reopened on Monday after being closed last week for what the Free Library of Philadelphia called a “serious incident.” The Free Library issued the following statement on Feb....

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ST. JEROME SENIORS TRIP 10-night Caribbean cruise. March 16-26. Double-occupancy prices: $1,349 (inside), $1,589 (outside), $1,839, with two free amenities (balcony). 215-332-0866. TRAVEL WITH KLEINLIFE Resorts Casino, Atlantic City. Wednesday, March 18. $28. Includes $10...

Officials investigating hateful graffiti at Meehan

Officials are investigating after offensive graffiti was discovered Monday morning on a wall next to the parking lot at Austin Meehan Middle School in Mayfair. Someone over the weekend spray-painted offensive messages, including “F--- N---ers”...

Maternity BVM School honors police officers, firefighters

Students at Maternity BVM School in Bustleton participated in a prayer service Wednesday for police officers and firefighters. It’s something the school does every year in conjunction with Catholic Schools Week, which began Jan. 26....

UPS opening distribution center on Red Lion Road

Package delivery giant UPS is officially moving into the former Budd Plant site at 1 Red Lion Road, the company announced. Residents of Bustleton and Somerton have been speculating what could be coming to the...

Alice and Melanie looking for love

Alice is a 1- to 2-year-old, medium-sized lady in foster care with three older children. She is gaining confidence and loves people and her foster dog sister. Alice is a playful, energetic pup who loves fetch,...

Religious events

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service on Sundays at 9 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.net. All Saints Episcopal Church Torresdale, 9601 Frankford Ave. Liturgy of Word...

Northeast News

Sign up for diabetes program People affected with type II diabetes can join a new diabetes education and management program being formed at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. The program is free to the public. The program will...

Fair Districts PA visits Fox Chase

Fair Districts PA last week held an informational meeting at Fox Chase Public Library to talk about gerrymandering – and how citizens can make a difference. Fair Districts PA is a coalition that wants Pennsylvania...

Father Judge presents Salesian awards to 7 seniors, 2 teachers

  As part of its Catholic Schools Week celebration, Father Judge recognized this year’s “Salesian Seven” - seniors Kamare Bailey, Steve Ton, Dan Wildonger, Tyler Dombrowski, Michael Bennett, James Mortimer and Jacob Rodriguez. The school...
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