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If you’re old enough to remember the mullets, the Zubaz pants, the Kiss costumes or the time that Nick Casciano went on stage dressed like a Hooters girl, you already know that The Heartbeats are synonymous with fun.


Bill will deny welfare to sex offenders who skirt Megan’s Law

Sex offenders who don’t register with authorities as required by state regulations won’t be able to collect welfare benefits if a bill co-sponsored by local legislators becomes law.


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Orleans info session is Saturday

Orleans Technical Institute, a nonprofit post-secondary career school at 2770 Red Lion Road, will hold an information session about its human services training program on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. The next class will begin in March. 


Regan’s celebrates 70 years this Saturday

Joe Regan went directly from walking the hallways of Olney High School to tending bar at Regan’s on the Boulevard.


Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.


Stack requests state funding to redevelop Liddonfield

State Sen. Mike Stack has requested that Gov. Tom Corbett allocate funding from the state’s 2014 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program toward the former site of the Liddonfield Homes.


Lackman renovations review re-scheduled for Feb. 5

City Coun­cil­man Bri­an O’Neill (R-10th dist.) will re­view plans for the renov­a­tion of Lack­man Re­cre­ation Cen­ter at 7 p.m. on Wednes­day, Feb. 5, at the play­ground, 1101 Bart­lett St.  All neigh­bors are wel­come to at­tend and re­view the plans for the pro­ject. The renov­a­tion should be com­pleted no later than the end of the school year in June, the coun­cil­man said in a press re­lease.


Northeast High’s SPARC program will fly once again

It looks like the Northeast High astronauts stuck up on the International Space Station will be rescued after all.


Somerton approves hotel expansion

A Somerton public house and hotel dating to the American revolutionary era is in store for some major changes.