Story Archive June 26 2013

Around town (June 26, 2013)

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Calendar of Events (June 26, 2013)

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Cameras help cops nab suspect in brutal attack

Modern technology and a policeman’s sharp eye led to the capture of a Northeast man wanted in connection with a brutal assault in April on a Rhawnhurst resident.

Casino Trips (June 26, 2013)

St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club June 26. Resorts. $49, includes lunch and air show on Steel Pier plus $20 slot play. Departure location: 215-598-3227.  

Chamber awards students scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.

City Council passes $3.8 billion budget

Council passes a 2014 budget that members say stabilizes taxes and adds more cops and firefighters.

Court reverses zoning decision, permits methadone clinic

A methadone clinic is one big step closer to opening at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg.

Crime log (June 3-16)

June 3 through 16

Democratic primary candidates collect endorsements

Three of the candidates in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District have collected some recent endorsements.

Down time

The city demolishes the charred remains of what had once been a showplace home in the Far Northeast.