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The golden years

Philadelphia Fire Department batallion chief and deputy fire marshal Charles LePre celebrates a monumental career milestone. 


Upholstery biz expands into Somerton

J&J Seat Cover Co. Inc. specializes in upholstery, and company president Ed Sacco said there’s great potential in the industry.


NE historic buildings will be preserved

Two local historic buildings on Aria Health Torresdale’s campus will not be harmed during major construction projects. 


A taste of success

Chefs from five Wesley Enhanced Living facilities competed for top honors last month in a bacon-themed cook-off.  


Pets of the Week: July 31, 2013

Mona loves to play


Court reporting — the verdict is in

The 2013 court reporting graduating class at Orleans Technical Institute is the biggest class in the program’s history. 


Town Watch’s National Night Out observances are next week

Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.


Fox Chase Cancer Center names new president

Dr. Richard I. Fisher is the new president and CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center, the cancer facility announced on Monday.


Renaming of VA hospital advances a step

Committee passes legislation that would rename Philadelphia VA Medical Center in memory of local soldier that received Medal of Honor.


Insect invasion

The emerald ash borer, an insect from Asia, has migrated to the area and could devastate the city's ash tree population.