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Recovery houses a hot topic at Frankford Civic meeting

Illegal housing for addicts “has been plaguing our neighborhood for years,” state Rep. James Clay told members of the Frankford Civic Association during their Sept. 5 meeting.


Leach wants to bring controversial issues to the forefront

Second in a series of profiles of the candidates running for Allyson Schwartz’s congressional seat.


Schwartz proposes natural gas severance tax

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week proposed a 5-percent natural gas severance tax to make record investments in education and transportation.


Small businesses targeted in phone scam

It’s all nonsense, so don’t fall for it.


Councilwoman, volunteers promote tax break

When is a tax break not a tax break?


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Six patrol officers who made arrests in three violent crimes have been honored by the 2nd Police District Advisory Council and Capt. Frank Palumbo, the district’s commander, as officers of the month — for May, June and July.


Around town: September 11, 2013 (Part 2)

City looking for its next poet laureate


Around town: September 11, 2013

Back to school the theme of Sept. 14 event


NE Racquet Club to expand youth sports programs

The Northeast Racquet Club and Fitness Center offers young people opportunities through its Kids Club, summer camp and children’s parties. Now, athletic director Charlie Sgrillo wants to expand the sports program for boys and girls. 


Police mourn beloved officer

The Philadelphia police community is mourning the unexpected death of an officer who not only served the city through her job, but helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities.