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Voting is open for Friends of Pennypack Park button contest

The Friends of Pennypack Park is already gearing up for Earth Day 2015 and seeks the public’s help in choosing this year’s commemorative button that volunteers will wear during the annual Earth Day park cleanup.

Union boss criticizes report of fire department sex scandal

The president of the city firefighters’ union last week confirmed that seven of his members will face some sort of discipline because of their alleged sex involvement with a female paramedic.

SPIN opens new Pre-K Counts classroom

Special People In Northeast Inc. recently opened a new Pre-K Counts classroom at its Early Childhood Learning Center, 10521 Drummond Road.

A primeval adventure

Some Baldi Middle School students have been getting all primeval this year. Twenty-four kids in William Mathes’s art class have been building sculptures of dinosaurs, and they’re not anything close to desktop models.

Pets of the Week: February 11, 2015

Coralina needs a forever home

Orleans Technical Institute to host texting tournament

Orleans Technical Institute, 2770 Red Lion Road, will be hosting local high school students at the first Text for NCRA Scholarship Competition, a tournament-style texting competition on Feb. 18.

Northwood Academy participates in day of service

Northwood Academy Charter School recently participated in a day of service.

Northeast sisters have babies hours apart

Two sisters from the Northeast gave birth to girls five hours apart on Jan. 19 at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook.

The Mosaic Muse

Nora McCloskey sees the artistic potential in an old mirror and shards of glass.

Making a real impact

Mike Driscoll, a new state representative and board chairman for Impact Services Corporation, describes the agency as an under-the-radar force for good in Philadelphia.