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A year of heroism and heartbreak

As 2012 comes to a close, a look back shows that the Northeast had a lot to celebrate and just as much to mourn.


A ‘Golden Ticket’

— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.


More red light cameras in NE

The Philadelphia Parking Authority began full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia last Wednesday.


Wrestling match this Saturday

Extreme Rising will hold a pro wrestling card at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard), this Saturday at 7 p.m.


Former bank teller among 10 charged in check-forging conspiracy

Authorities have identified a Wissinoming woman and former bank teller as a pivotal figure in an elaborate check-forging scheme that netted about $40,000 in proceeds.


Holmesburg Civic hears about foster parenting

Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.


Rhawnhurst NORC offers ways to skip the holiday stress

Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.


Pets of the Week (December 26, 2012)

Say hello to Martin


A record year for donations and requests

When we launched the annual Christmas appeal in mid-October, our goal was simple — to raise more money and help more people than we did last year.


Congresswoman’s office moves to Rhawnhurst

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz last week moved her Northeast office from Mayfair to Rhawnhurst.