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Pets of the Week: November 19, 2014

Minnie is a sweetie



Calendar of Events: November 19, 2014

Thursday, November 20


Convicted priest dies in prison

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt, an Oblate of St. Francis DeSales who was in the process of appealing his 2013 child molestation conviction, died Sunday. 


Crash outside of Northeast High kills woman

A woman was killed and a man injured critically in a multicar crash outside of Northeast High School on Nov. 12.


Letters to the Editor: November 19, 2014

Fed up with Comcast


Oldtimers award four honorees

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Frankford Civic group pushes SafeCam program

Some members of the Frankford Civic Association want the police to have access to more eyes on neighborhood streets. They’ve formed a committee to explore ways to persuade local residents and businesses to register their private surveillance cameras with the police department.


Sweets after supper

I live in a house with guys who appreciate good, homemade pies, especially at Thanksgiving time. And I appreciate their appreciation. Instant gratification, for a cook, is an empty pie plate. It’s thankfulness come full circle.


Not your typical tale

Aymee Garcia, who will play stepsister Charlotte in the tour of ‘Cinderella,’ promises a modern, relevant and funny take of the classic fairytale. 


A magical performance

The Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark season by putting its own spin on the enchanting family musical Mary Poppins, running through Jan. 4 on the WST Mainstage.

Breaking News

Police seek flashers in unrelated incidents

An 11-year-old boy and a 24-year-old woman have reported incidents of indecent exposure in the Northeast last week.    


Officer arrested after quarrel with woman

An argument between an off-duty Philadelphia police officer and the mother of his children in Upper Holmesburg on Sunday resulted in his arrest and suspension from the police force.


Surveillance video released of van break-in

Police are trying to identify a thief who stole tools from a work van in Holmesburg on Oct. 23.


Car falls off jack, kills Rhawnhurst man

A Rhawnhurst man was killed on Sunday when his car fell off a jack and crushed him.


Man interrupts burglary, beaten by intruder

A Rhawnhurst man was hospitalized on Nov. 10 after he returned home to find his back door broken and a burglar in his bedroom. During a subsequent scuffle, the intruder beat the victim with a crowbar.

From the Star

Setting the record straight on the Aramingo Diner

Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.

Latest Opinion

Sweets after supper

I live in a house with guys who appreciate good, homemade pies, especially at Thanksgiving time. And I appreciate their appreciation. Instant gratification, for a cook, is an empty pie plate. It’s thankfulness come full circle.

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Trips: November 19, 2014

KNIGHTS OF COLOMBUS Nov. 22. New York City. $50 includes round trip transportation and breakfast at Mastori’s in Bordentown. Shop at the 34th St. Macy’s and along Canal St. 215-704-6035, 215-725-3180.