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Methadone clinic owner defends action to open a facility in Holmesburg

Michelle Yanovsky says she and fellow clinic owners had preferred another site.


Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 


Tips for grilling outdoors

During the summer, many people enjoy cookouts with family and friends. Grilling outdoors is particularly popular in my home state of Texas.


Lorenzo — ‘He had heart of gold’

Underneath his paramilitary-style Philadelphia Highway Patrol uniform and his austere professional persona, Officer Brian Lorenzo was preparing to surrender to his warm, fuzzy side.


NE schools fare well in inventory check

Every year, the city controller does a random check of equipment inventories and petty cash accounts at city schools, and every year, finds that stuff is missing.


Farmer’s market vouchers are now available to seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has begun distribution of Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers as part of  an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.


Town hall meeting is rescheduled for July 16

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


Eagle Scouts honored

Ali Shubbar, Douglas Caristo and Alec Smilowski are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 385.


Bustleton home infested with dead cats, rats, fleas

PSPCA workers were back in Bustleton on Monday to search for cats believed to be  hiding in a decrepit, vermin-infested home.


Pets of the Week (July 10, 2013)

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