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Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 


Methadone clinic opponents to hold public meeting

Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School.


Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.


Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish.


Ryan High School names new principal

The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education last week announced the appointment of Jim Meredith as principal of Archbishop Ryan High School.


Still looking for answers in fatal crash

One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.


Trips (July 10, 2013)

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Dec. 6. Fairmount Park Holiday House Tour. Members $90, non-members $93, includes bus, tours of Mt. Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion and Belmont Mansion (Underground Railroad museum), and lunch at the Waterworks. Deposit of $25 due by July 12. 215-788-9408. 


A cool perspective

Fox Chase's Cindy Masiejczyk has some of her art on display at the Abington Art Center.


Blast from the Past

National Constitution Center is hosting The 1968 Exhibit until September 2.


Freedom rings

Lawncrest celebrates: Neighborhood residents flocked to Rising Sun Avenue in the annual Lawncrest 4th of July parade on Thursday.