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Nine displaced after Northeast apartment fire

Nine people were displaced Sept. 4 by a fire in a West Torresdale apartment building. No one was injured, said Executive Fire Chief Richard Davison.


Class is in session

School bells ring: Thousands of students are back in school throughout Philadelphia. 


Krajewski remembered fondly at funeral

“She had a sense of who she was and what she was all about that was very special.” — Rev. Joseph Campellone  


Tribute to a Hero

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to fallen police officer Brian Lorenzo. 


Around town: September 11, 2013

Back to school the theme of Sept. 14 event


NE Racquet Club to expand youth sports programs

The Northeast Racquet Club and Fitness Center offers young people opportunities through its Kids Club, summer camp and children’s parties. Now, athletic director Charlie Sgrillo wants to expand the sports program for boys and girls. 


Police mourn beloved officer

The Philadelphia police community is mourning the unexpected death of an officer who not only served the city through her job, but helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities.


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Six patrol officers who made arrests in three violent crimes have been honored by the 2nd Police District Advisory Council and Capt. Frank Palumbo, the district’s commander, as officers of the month — for May, June and July.


Small businesses targeted in phone scam

It’s all nonsense, so don’t fall for it.


Schwartz proposes natural gas severance tax

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week proposed a 5-percent natural gas severance tax to make record investments in education and transportation.