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Shootings are down in the 15th district

Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District commander, said shootings in the district, the city’s largest and busiest, are down 50 percent over last year.


Around town: September 4, 2013

Local bus company joins Trailways


Let’s start with tomatoes and cheese

Hello, Northeast Philly readers. Welcome to my kitchen! Come in, sit down, stay a while and let’s talk about good food.  It’s been some time since I last wrote the weekly food column for the Northeast Times, and although I haven’t been writing about food in the Times, I certainly have been collecting recipes and cooking. It’s déjà vu – with great classic recipes and many exciting, new ones.


Pets of the Week: September 4, 2013

Ginger is a sweetheart


Senator will continue to focus on economic issues

State Sen. Daylin Leach is known for pushing progressive ideas, and he plans to do the same if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


I-95 southbound lanes to close

Drivers already used to what seem to be permanent delays on I-95 will see some more from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday when southbound lanes will be reduced from three to two lanes between Academy Road and Bridge Street for installation of sewer pipes.


Republican candidates attend annual clambake

The Republican candidates for district attorney and city controller were at the party’s annual clambake Sunday at Cannstatter’s, arguing that the GOP needs to fight harder against the entrenched Democratic machine.


Returning to her roots

Former principal and president of St. Hubert, Joanne Walls is now back with the Bambies.  


The enemy within

Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.   


Pizza recipes squared away

I was planning dinner and thinking about how I could transform some leftover, grilled chicken sausages and bell peppers into another meal. Then it hit me: Pizza! Dinner dilemma solved. I decided to slice the sausages, chop up the peppers, combine them with some mild salsa and cheeses, and use it as a topping for homemade, deep-dish pizza.