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Great ways to eat Chia seeds

 Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?


Celebrating 100 years

Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.


Harbor View announces closure

Harbor View, a senior citizens apartment building on the 9500 block of State Road, will close within the next few months.


Around town (July 17, 2013)

Goldman Sachs offering free program


Legacy Youth Tennis program seeks players

The Legacy Youth Tennis and Education program kicked off on June 25, but there’s still time for kids to enroll at one of six sites in the Northeast.


Cottman Beverages is back in business

Cottman Beverages has been serving the Mayfair area, neighbors say, since the late 1960s, though there was a recent three-year hiatus.


Savage to host breakfast fundraiser at the shore

Dan Savage believes he’ll have the support of many elected officials, ward leaders and unions in his expected Democratic primary challenge next year to state Sen. Tina Tartaglione.


Plenty of fun in the park this summer

The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership will be giving away free water ice and pretzels on Wednesday evenings this month along with information about the creek that skirts the Lower Northeast. TTF also will conduct guided tours of the trails that cut through Tacony Creek Park.


New law aims to prohibit all types of synthetic marijuana

Gov. Tom Corbett earlier this month signed legislation that makes it harder for the makers of synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs to dodge arrest.


Aging is changing

In the past, nursing homes have been modeled after hospitals, not homes. Throughout the Northeast, that concept is rapidly changing.