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Pets of the Week: Nov. 30, 2016

Patty needs a new best friend

Bill to keep police IDs private is axed

Gov. Wolf vetoed House Bill 1538, which would delay police departments from releasing the names of officers involved in shootings. 

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 30, 2016

Awarding Hollywood haters

CORA Services honors local ‘Champions for Children’

CORA Services celebrated its 45th anniversary last week at its annual Champions for Children event at the Union League of Philadelphia.

Sounds of kindness

The annual Pennypack Music Festival is more than just an outdoor concert series enjoyed by thousands of rock ’n’ roll enthusiasts each summer. It’s also an effective and generous charity organization.

Mayfair Civic approves zoning for a commercial kitchen

The Mayfair Civic Association reviewed three zoning applications and changed the boundaries of its coverage area during its bimonthly meeting on Nov. 21.

Volunteers collect tires, litter, debris at Fall Into Your Park cleanup

The Friends of Poquessing Watershed have discovered where Northeast Philadelphians most like to dump their used automobile tires illegally.

Around Town: Nov. 23, 2016

See what local events are happening in your neighborhood. 

Community fund seeks donations to help needy

Thanksgiving is coming up this week, with Christmas only a month away.

Letters to the Editor: November 23, 2016

Don’t shop on Thanksgiving

Breaking News

Teenager shot and killed in Lower Mayfair

A 14-year-old boy was shot to death on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night when two unidentified gunmen jumped out of a car and opened fire at the victim and his friend, police say.

Suspected gunman puts Far NE on lockdown

A suspected gunman held police and a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood at bay for about three hours on Monday afternoon as he refused to exit his apartment upon command.

Train kills man near Torresdale Station

An Amtrak train carrying 30 passengers struck and killed a man near Torresdale Station on the day after Thanksgiving in an apparent case of suicide.

NE officer charged with attempted murder

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his son during an argument in their Northeast home on Labor Day.

Victims can reclaim items stolen from cars 

Philadelphia police have invited theft-from-auto victims to reclaim items stolen from their cars.

From the Northeast Times

Treading water

Parkwood resident Mike Doyle will travel to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation next week to join thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. He plans to share images and descriptions of his experiences with The Northeast Times throughout his time on the front lines.      

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 Events

Community calendar: Nov. 16

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