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Postman arrested for hoarding undelivered mail

Forget about ringing twice, the postman wasn’t even ringing once in Tacony for the better part of a year, according to a criminal case filed last week by a federal prosecutor.


Political briefs

Open house at Martina White’s office


Pets of the Week: July 29, 2015

Pompeii loves to play


Neilson, Dailey speak at Candidates’ Night event

Politics can get pretty nasty around election time, but the race to fill the state House seat vacated earlier this year by John Sabatina Jr. has been anything but that.


NEHS grad visits White House

A recent Northeast High School graduate and college-bound student, Qwajarik Sims, who is served through Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, was a participant at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Beating the Odds summit at the White House.


Nazareth Hospital hires senior nurse

Nazareth Hospital has appointed Lindsay Lion as Emergency Department senior nurse navigator.


National Night Out celebration announced in Fox Chase

The public is invited to a free National Night Out celebration at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.


McGinty criticized for U.S. Senate run

The America Rising political action committee is criticizing Katie McGinty for resigning last week as chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf to make an expected run for U.S. Senate.


Man swipes charity change jar

The man who stole a charity change jar from the counter of a Tacony Wawa may be confused, but at least he stands out in a crowd, police say.


Local groups organize trips

Trip will benefit scholarship fund