News Briefs

For the record

The July 14 Looking South image, “Near to their Hart,” should have stated “As a tribute to friend and community figure Richie Hart.”

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Neighborhood Gatherings 7-21-2016

Friends of Hawthorne Park presents a free jazz concert with the sextet Breckerville 7-8:30 p.m. July 21 at 12th and Catharine streets. hecphilly.org.

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More from Moore

Anton Moore will speak Tuesday as part of the Democratic National Convention.

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Branching out 7-21-2016

South Philadelphia Branch: Movers and Shakers Storytime 10:30 a.m. and E-Book Help 3 p.m. July 21; Open Computer Lab 2 p.m. July 22; Open Computer Lab noon July 25.

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Branching out 7-14-2016

Queen Memorial Branch: Free lunch distribution for children and teens noon weekdays through Sept. 2; Thursday Morning Play Day 10:30 a.m. and Thursday Afternoon Game Day 1 p.m. July 14; Storytime for all ages with Mr. Alex 10:30 a.m. July 19; Wednesday Morning Play Day 10:30 a.m. July 20.

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SEPTA finds Regional Rail car defects

120 Silverliner Vs, one third of SEPTA’s Regional Rail fleet acquired between 2010 and 2013, were pulled when a defect in the Hyundai Rotem trains’ equalizer beams was identified on Friday morning.

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Neighborhood Gatherings 7-7-2016

3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Captain’s Townhall Meeting 6 p.m. July 13 at the District. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd.

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Branching out 7-7-2016

Queen Memorial Branch: Thursday Morning Play Day 10:30 a.m. and Thursday Afternoon Game Day 1 p.m. July 7; Storytime for all ages with Mr. Alex 10:30 a.m. July 12; Wednesday Matinee 1 p.m. July 13. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

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Zoning meeting madness: South Philly Homes and Ori Feibush

On Monday evening, Dr. Andre Ford, vice chair of the Homes RCO Zoning Committee, did his best to run the meeting at St. Barnabas Church, 1814 Wharton St., that considered three projects: Feibush’s, 1922 Gerritt St. and 2227 Latona St.

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Branching out 6-30-2016

Queen Memorial Branch: Thursday Morning Play Day 10:30 a.m. and Thursday Afternoon Game Day 1 p.m. June 30; Storytime for all ages with Mr. Alex 10:30 a.m. July 5; Wednesday Matinee 1 p.m. July 6. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

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