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St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.

BRT asking 2,000 residents to consider dropping appeals

On Monday, Chris Artur got a letter from the Board of Revision of Taxes that made him laugh.

DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.

Seniors have most crashes in NE

Grant Avenue near the Roosevelt Boulevard is one of the region’s top locations for senior citizens to be involved in auto crashes. AAA Mid-Atlantic released the figures Monday along with a map that shows the concentrations of accidents throughout Philadelphia.

Union leaders discuss seasonal worker unemployment

Union leaders told three lawmakers how changes in the state’s unemployment rules have cut benefits to thousands of seasonal workers.

Living on through art

One of the realities of living in a free country is that many young people are called upon to put their lives on the line to defend that freedom.

How to protect yourself from property tax bill hikes

City Council President Darrell L. Clarke is urging longtime owner-occupants to check their eligibility and apply for relief designed to protect them against property tax bill hikes driven by dramatic increases in surrounding property values.

Life and death in Pompeii

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii remained frozen in time for more than 1,500 years absent the touch of human hands, buried in a volcanic tomb created by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas shopping season is in full gear.

Statewide ambitions

A year ago this time, state Sen. Mike Stack traveled to the annual Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat and began building his campaign for governor.