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PAL cop wins asbestos lawsuit against city

Officer Paul Zenak won a civil lawsuit in which he claimed that his supervisors retaliated against him after he complained about asbestos at a Police Athletic League center in Wissinoming.

A Philadelphia police officer has won a civil lawsuit against the city in which he claimed that his supervisors retaliated against him after he complained about asbestos at a Police Athletic League center in Wissinoming.


Frankford man found guilty in ’02 murder case

It was a verdict almost a dozen years in the making, but justice may have to wait some more.


Making days better

OfficeMax recently presented $1,000 worth of classroom supplies to Mrs. Lisa Foley, a science teacher at Kennedy Crossan Elementary School, 7350 Bingham St. in Burholme.


Around town: February 26, 2014

NORC to present radio show


State representative race gains another candidate

Torresdale native and Holmesburg business owner Paul DeFinis declared his candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 173rd legislative district seat.

The race to succeed state Rep. Mike McGeehan got a bit more crowded last Thursday as Holmesburg business owner Paul DeFinis declared his candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 173rd legislative district seat.


Severe weather should not spike insurance premiums

Your inner cynic can take a breath.


Local business celebrates grand opening of new office

Exit Premier Realty last week celebrated the grand opening of its office at 8021-A Castor Gardens in Rhawnhurst.


Property reassessments almost complete

Almost done.


Faith healing couple sent to jail

Herbert and Catherine Schaible were sentenced to up to seven years in prison for allowing their son to die without medical care.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible found themselves in a Philadelphia courtroom last week because they didn’t get help for their ailing infant when he needed it most. Yet, the Schaibles used their seven surviving children to beg the court for leniency.


A glimpse of the future

Michael Nutter introduced the city to his possible successor last Friday.