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Oldtimers honor pair during recent luncheon

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association, a group of former athletes and officials, last week honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Pets of the Week: August 21, 2013

After terrible past, Ariel needs a new start 


City-owned vacant buildings and land are up for sale

There’s some land in Philadelphia the city wants to sell — at reasonable prices. There’s some other land the city wants to sell for a buck.


Wounded NE cop still in critical condition

A convicted felon with a history of assaulting police shot and critically wounded a Philadelphia police officer during a violent struggle inside a Feltonville corner store on Tuesday afternoon.


Police search for boy missing in Pennypack Creek

Philadelphia firefighters are searching for a 15-year-old boy who was swept away in the waters of the Pennypack Creek Tuesday night.


Bustleton league wins zoning decision appeal

A judge has told the city’s zoning board to rethink a decision that allows a dental-implant manufacturing business to temporarily operate out of a Haldeman Avenue residence.


Pets of the Week: August 14, 2013

Norton’s ready to come home


Around town: August 14, 2013

Library exploring Joyce’s Ulysses


A warm welcome

A local church and its volunteers are helping refugees adjust to a new life in the United States. 


Highway dedicated to fallen heroes

Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.