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Plenty of civic action

A number of local community groups are setting agendas for meetings this month.


Corbett talks business at Northeast Chamber meeting

— As the NE Chamber celebrates its 90th anniversary, the governor talks up the value of the private sector.


And the race for governor is on, a year early

John Hanger, former secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, last week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor.


Lighting up the holidays

— A Christmas craft show and tree lighting help spread cheer in Mayfair.


Landlords under fire

— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.


Bustleton man among 27 facing meth charges

A state grand jury has indicted a Northeast Philadelphia resident and 19 Bucks County residents as part of an investigation into a multimillion-dollar methamphetamine trafficking ring with links to Mexico and distribution points throughout eastern Pennsylvania.


Pets of the Week (December 5, 2012)

Billi Jean is your girl


Suspects sought in Wawa robbery

Two men stole cigarettes worth $650 from a Castor Gardens Wawa after charging behind the counter and scuffling with the cashier, Philadelphia police said.


Stricken officer is out of coma after struggle with suspect

A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.


Zoning remains hot topic at Bustleton Civic meeting

Greater Bustleton Civic League members are so concerned about the impact of a zoning board decision that will allow a manufacturing business on a residential block that they’re going to spend big money to fight it.