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St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas shopping season is in full gear.


Two injured in house fire

Two people were injured in a Nov. 24 fire in a home on the 9000 block of Pine Road.


15th PDAC elects officers

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council will be electing the organization’s officers during their Dec. 30 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center.


Bustleton home unfit for habitation, likely will be torn down

A Bustleton home that in July was found filled with vermin, trash and animal waste as well as several dead cats likely will be torn down.


A worldwide perspective

It wasn’t a typical Monday morning for the American elementary-aged students at Tacony Academy Charter School at 1330 Rhawn St.


Life and death in Pompeii

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii remained frozen in time for more than 1,500 years absent the touch of human hands, buried in a volcanic tomb created by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.


Statewide ambitions

A year ago this time, state Sen. Mike Stack traveled to the annual Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat and began building his campaign for governor.