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Aging is changing

In the past, nursing homes have been modeled after hospitals, not homes. Throughout the Northeast, that concept is rapidly changing. 


Methadone clinic owner defends action to open a facility in Holmesburg

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


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.


Eagle Scouts honored

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


Still looking for answers in fatal crash

One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.


Dangerous swim spot claims another life

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


Methadone clinic opponents to hold public meeting

Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School.


Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.


Trips (July 10, 2013)

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Dec. 6. Fairmount Park Holiday House Tour. Members $90, non-members $93, includes bus, tours of Mt. Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion and Belmont Mansion (Underground Railroad museum), and lunch at the Waterworks. Deposit of $25 due by July 12. 215-788-9408. 


A cool perspective

Fox Chase's Cindy Masiejczyk has some of her art on display at the Abington Art Center.