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Your secretary’s favorite muffins

Ask any boss who doesn’t have one. I bet he will tell you that a good administrative professional nowadays is hard to find. But so is a good muffin. Today is Administrative Professionals Day, a day set aside especially to remember your hardworking assistant. Bake something special!


Schwartz brings campaign to Northeast

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.



‘A Night of Magic’ benefit to be held this Saturday

A benefit is being planned for Jim Straub, a Mayfair native and Father Judge High School graduate who died of a brain tumor in January.


New trees to be planted at St. Hubert

The 300,000th tree to be planted as part of the city’s “Plant One Million” program will be put in the ground on Friday morning at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls.


NE woman receives inspiration award

LaRhonda Brunson, of the Northeast, is the first winner of JEVS Human Services’ Inspiration Award.


Mayfair boy, 10, drowns in tub

A bathtub drowning of a 10-year-old Mayfair boy on April 16 was an accident, according to police.


Lottery commercial filmed at Tiffany Diner last week

A 30-second commercial for a new Pennsylvania Lottery game that will begin airing in July was made right here in Northeast Philly.


Lincoln senior organizes assembly to encourage voting

Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.


Home sweet home

Michael Manna is coming home.