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Our holiday fund helps Northeast people in need

I was laid off from my job a few months ago. It’s been hard to keep a roof over our heads, provide food and pay our bills. I would love to see my daughters smile on Christmas. I would appreciate anything your holiday fund could do to help our struggling family.


A neighborhood in mourning

Fishtown residents gather for a vigil at the site where a Mayfair man was shot to death while resisting a robbery.


Princeton Avenue now open to traffic in both directions

A seven-block section of Princeton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia that previously carried eastbound traffic only was converted to a two-way street on Monday. 


Have you seen Northeast’s most wanted?

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Smoking cited as cause of fatal fire in Wissinoming

Careless smoking was the cause of an apartment building fire that claimed the life of a Wissinoming man on Nov. 8, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.


Occupy: Burholme

There’s no place like home — but did it belong to a Burholme couple or a squatter?


Ten-year-old boy shot in Tacony

A 10-year-old boy found himself standing in the wrong place at the wrong time when gunfire erupted in Tacony on Monday night, wounding him in the leg.


Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is Sunday

The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.


Henon cruises to win in 6th Councilmanic District

Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.


Pets of the Week (November 9, 2011)

Light up your life with Lightning