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Girl reports stalker tries to lure her into his car near Oxford Circle school

Just days after Philadelphia police warned the public about a child predator roaming Frankford streets, another creep accosted a girl near her Oxford Circle elementary school.


Federal charges added against two serial pharmacy suspects

Federal authorities have filed new criminal charges against Northeast Philadelphia’s two accused serial pharmacy robbers.


Big Fix

— At Traffic Court, it’s business as usual.


8th District sets open forum Nov. 29

The 8th Police District invites the public to attend the next monthly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. at 3100 Red Lion Road.


U. Holmesburg to discuss apartment building

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association plans to discuss a zoning application for an apartment building at 8433 Torresdale Ave. during the civic group’s next monthly meeting on Dec. 20.


Mayfair Civic bids farewell to Capt. Bachmayer

The Mayfair Civic Association last week bid a fond farewell to Capt. Frank Bachmayer, former commander of the 15th Police District.


Suspicious fire damages newspaper office in Trevose

A blaze heavily damaged the news and production departments of Broad Street Media, publisher of the Northeast Times, Star and Wire newspapers.


Woman sexually assaulted in Somerton

A 38-year-old woman was assaulted sexually and robbed in a Somerton alley late Saturday, according to a report by television station 6abc.


Angels as Goodfellas? Ask ‘Boss Ralphie’

Story ideas can come to writers in surprising ways.


Bustleton mulls dental lab

Despite the opposition of members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last to a proposal to house a dental laboratory in a Haldeman Avenue residence, the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment gave a temporary OK to the plan.