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Two NE Philly native sons bring Wissinoming Civic back from the dead

...at Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop, Barnes said that when the DeSimone Mitsubishi site, on Frankford Avenue near Harbison, was sold, plans to develop it into a Dollar Tree and an Auto Zone called...

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Wissinoming Civic was saved from the scrap heap when John Barnes, director of the McCafferty-Sweeney Funeral Home, on Torresdale Avenue near Devereaux Street, became the new president.

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Standout Judge running back faces murder charge

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Oct. 23- 64th Ward GOP hosts Fall Fundraiser at Parish Pub, 3508 Cottman Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $30.

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Sep. 25- State Rep. Ron Waters sponsors Job/Career Fair at Kipp Charter Sch., 5900 Baltimore Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sep. 25- Dee Adcock for Congress hosts Fundraiser at Paddy Whacks, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Food, beer, wine and soda. Tickets $35.

Sep. 25- Megan Rath is hosted Fundraiser for Congress at Waterfall Rm., 2015 S. Water St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50/$100/$250/$1,000. Checks payable to “Megan for Congress”.

Sep. 26- Insulators Local 14 holds Mesothelioma Fund Golf Tournament at Philmont C.C., 301 Tomlinson Rd., Huntingdon Valley, Pa., 10 a.m. Registration, 11 a.m. Lunch, 12:30 p.m...

Sep. 26- Kevin Pasquay celebrates 30 years as 45th Ward Leader at United Republican Club, 3156 Frankford Ave., 7-11 p.m. Tickets $50. For info: 215-739-7475.

Sep. 26- Marian Tasco hosts Great “Party For The People!” at H & H Banquet Ha., 2036 Haines St. at Limekiln Pk., 8 p.m. BYOB. Tickets $35 in advance. For info deanbrown333@verizon.net or (215) 437-4294 ext. 209.

Sep. 27- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Information Day at Christian Stronghold Ch., 4701 Lancaster Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Affordable Care Act, housing, disability, safety, funerals discussed.

Sep. 27- Phila. International Action Ctr. hosts Giant Rummage Sale at Calvary Ch., 48th & Baltimore Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For info (610) 352-3053.

Sep. 27- Comedy Night at the Knights benefits Mike Driscoll, at Regina Coeli Knights of Columbus Ha., 9617 James St., 7 p.m. Featuring Joe Conklin. Tickets $50. Tables of 10 available. For info Terry Devlin (215) 439-4619, Joe Fox (215) 429-0193 or Friends of Mike Driscoll (215) 817-1670.

Sep. 28- Democratic 65th Ward Pre-Election Gala at Three Monkeys Café, 9645 James St., 4-8 p.m. Tickets $30 per person. Watch Eagles on Giant screens. Checks or...

...screens. Checks or money orders payable to Friends of 65th Ward, mail to John Donohue, 9215 Hegerman St., Phila., PA 19114. For info John Donohue (267) 334- 3775. Tickets also at door...

Sep. 30- State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts “State of the N.W. Community Mtg.” at 1st Presbyterian Ch., 35 W. Chelten Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Sep. 30- Dr. Robert Cavoto, Jr. hosts reception for State Sen. Mike Stack at Cuba Libre Restaurant, 10 S. 2nd St., 6-8 p.m. Tickets $50, Sponsors $500 and $1,000. For info RSVP Lindsey (267) 275-2120.

Sep. 30- Jewish Voice for Peace – Phila. hosts screening of Palestinian filmmaker Norma Marcos’ documentary Fragments of a Lost Palestine at Leeway Fdn., 1315 Walnut St., Su. 832, 6:30-8:30 p.m. includes Q & A.

Oct. 2- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is Guest of Honor for Diversified Community Services Fundraising Cocktail Reception at Univ. of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St., 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets $85. Includes cocktails and light fare. For info (215) 336-5505, ext. 114.

Oct. 2- Enterprise Center hosts Passing the Torch Awards at 4548 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m., celebrating next generation of minority entrepreneurs

Oct. 2- Greg Paulmier hosts 12th Ward Fall Fundraiser at LaRose Jazz Club, 5531 Germantown Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10, Candidates $20. Includes live entertainment and full dinner. For info Glendora Byrd (215) 850-6988.

...GNPCC welcomes Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, Republican candidate for reelection, to breakfast at Wesley Ha., 8401 E. Roosevelt Blvd. in rear, registration and networking 8:15 a.m., breakfast 8:30 a.m. Tickets...

Oct. 3- State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Public Policy Hearing on Workforce Development Best Practices at Lutheran Theological Sem., Benbow Ha., Brossman Ctr., 7301 Germantown Ave., 9-10:30 a.m.

...Council hosts Reception for congressional candidates Garry Cobb and Armond James at Commodore Barry Cl., 6815 Emlen St., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pre-Reception & Photo-Op, 6-7:30 p.m...

Oct. 6- Congressman and Party Chairman Bob Brady and National Democratic Coordinating Council hold Get-Out-Vote Strategy Mtg. at Democratic City Committee HQ, 219 Spring Garden St., 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 8- Republican Candidates Night for all Candidates at Downey’s Pub, Front and South. Free Parking Wednesday Nights after 5 pm. Event starts at 6 to 9 pm. Cash Bar. For info call David Lynn, 215-821-1156.

Oct. 8- Retirement event and fundraiser for Joseph Dougherty, Sr., former head of Ironworkers Local 401, at DC 21 Union Ha., 2980 Southampton Rd., 6-8 pm For info Joe Dougherty, Jr. (267) 250-1375.

Oct. 11- National Latino AIDS Awareness Day at Fairhill Sq. Pk., 4th & Lehigh Ave., 12:30-5 p.m. For info Zahira Soto (215) 763-8870, ext. 7125.

Oct. 12- Lorri Bednarek hosts 64th Democratic Ward Eagles Pre Game Party at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 5-9 p.m. Individuals $50, PACs and candidates $250. For info Shawn Murphy (267...

...4691 or Marty Bednarek (215) 990-5050. Mail checks payable to 64th Dem. Ex. Committee, 7708 Hartel Av., Phila., PA 19152. No corporate checks...

Oct. 16- State Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Senior Expo of at Community Acad. of Phila. Charter Sch., 1100 E. Erie Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 16- Join State Sen. Mike Stack, Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov., at FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Rd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100. For info Lindsey (267) 275-2120.Last event in Phila.

Oct. 18- 10th Ward hosts Fall Festival/October Fest Bowling Party at Thunderbird Lanes, 1130 York Rd., Willow Grove, Pa., 2-5 p.m. Music, food, shoes & bowling. For info Archie Everett (267) 978-4085 or Kimberly West (267) 978-4085.

Oct. 24- GOP 26th Ward hosts Fabulous Fall Festival at Waterfall Rm., Water St. & Snyder Ave., 7 p.m. Plenty of free parking under I-95. For info (215) 468-2300.

Oct. 28- Republican City Committee hosts Fall Cocktail Party at Romano’s Catering, 1523 E. Wingohocking St., 8 p.m.

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Star HS Football Player Charged With Girl's Shooting Death

Police arrested 15-year-old Quadir Gibson, of the 5900 block of Horrocks Street, for allegedly summoning the accused shooter to the hospital, where a group of teens were fighting.

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"It became a war over Twitter and Instagram," Clark said. "A lot of threats were made and ultimately they arranged to set up this fight at Broad and Olney, which led to the shooting."

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Star HS Football Player Charged With Girl's Shooting Death

Police arrested 15-year-old Quadir Gibson, of the 5900 block of Horrocks Street, for allegedly summoning the accused shooter to the hospital, where a group of teens were fighting.

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"It became a war over Twitter and Instagram," Clark said. "A lot of threats were made and ultimately they arranged to set up this fight at Broad and Olney, which led to the shooting."

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Star HS Football Player Charged With Girl's Shooting Death

Police arrested 15-year-old Quadir Gibson, of the 5900 block of Horrocks Street, for allegedly summoning the accused shooter to the hospital, where a group of teens were fighting.

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"It became a war over Twitter and Instagram," Clark said. "A lot of threats were made and ultimately they arranged to set up this fight at Broad and Olney, which led to the shooting."

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Suspect sought in computer store burglary in Holmesburg

It happened at the Ape Tek Computer store located on the 7300 block of Frankford Avenue.

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H.S. football star charged in murder of 15-year-old girl

15 year old Quadir Gibson from the 5900 Horrocks Street is charged in the murder of 15 year old Aisha Abdur-Rahman.

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The fight at Broad and Olney was broken up, Clark said, but the group only moved a short distance away - to the 5500 block of Old York Road, in front of Einstein Medical Center - when a second fight erupted.

The fight at Broad and Olney was broken up, Clark said, but the group only moved a short distance away - to the 5500 block of Old York Road, in front of Einstein Medical Center - when a second fight erupted.

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