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City Council passes tax rate and homestead exemption

City Council on Thursday set a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value and also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption, according to Jane Roh, spokeswoman for Council President Darrell Clarke.


Faith-healing couple held for trial in son’s death

Herbert and Catherine Schaible of Rhawnhurst will face trial on third-degree murder charges.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible will be going to trial on third-degree murder and other charges.


Schwartz gets labor union’s endorsement

Schwartz garners key support in push for governor.


Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

Want to adopt these pets?


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


We bid farewell to a key newsroom editor

Longtime Northeast Times community editor set to retire. 


Discover fun on the Delaware

The nonprofit Discover Boating on the Delaware is encouraging people to take advantage of the fun activities available on the Delaware River.


City Council committee recommends new tax rate

A City Council committee last week recommended a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value, just a bit higher than the $1,324 per $100,000 rate recommended earlier by Mayor Michael Nutter.


Northeast News (June 12, 2013)

Father’s Day barbecue set for the Radisson