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Celebrate Tacony history this weekend

The Historical Society of Tacony will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Christa Lewis Memorial Arboretum this Saturday at 1 p.m.


A tiny pet's whereabouts spurs big worries

— A Howell Street woman was frantic when she couldn't locate her beloved miniature Chihuahua for days.


Incumbents sweep the election

— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.


Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.


Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.


Residents can take out trash earlier

The 10th Councilmanic District has been added to a pilot program that permits residents and small businesses to place their trash out for collection two hours earlier for the next five months.


Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.



Burholme discusses emergency response; Eagle Scout soars

Chad Thomas, of the city Department of Public Health, offered tips to members of Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association on planning for a bioterrorism attack or widespread health emergency.


A tribute to DiDomenico

Joseph J. DiDomenico set the standard in public service for his family.