Story Archive June 12 2013

5 foods for healthy seniors

Keep these five foods on hand for healthy senior living.

Around town (June 12, 2013)

Pirate magic and puppet show at library

A bid to buy the blight

As part of Star's ongoing series, "The Blight Fight," the story of one Port Richmond man who hopes to purchase the vacant former office of the “slumlord millionaire.”

Bustleton TD Bank robbed

Police searching for bandit that stuck up a TD Bank on Haldeman Ave.

Calendar of Events (June 12, 2013)

Thursday, June 13

Casino Trips (June 12, 2013)

Young Seniors Travel Club June 18. Taj Mahal. $68, includes bus, $25 slot play, buffet and show, “Tribute to the Supremes and Diana Ross.” Bus leaves 2301 Tremont St. at 11:30 a.m. 215-934-5561.

City Council committee recommends new tax rate

A City Council committee last week recommended a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value, just a bit higher than the $1,324 per $100,000 rate recommended earlier by Mayor Michael Nutter.

Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.

Creating something Awesome

Somerton resident to honor 80s at Awesome Fest.

Crime log (June 12, 2013)

May 20 through June 2