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Debt drains NE Center

The Northeast Community Center has been closed, foreclosed, sold and its locks have been changed, but the non-profit center’s executive director still has hope and still can see a future.


Apartment wins support in Upper Holmesburg

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association has approved a local apartment building owner’s request for zoning exemptions for his property.


Mayfair man arrested in firebombing case

Police arrested a Mayfair man after he allegedly shot at and firebombed an unoccupied Frankford house Thursday morning.


Police offer safety tips in Lawncrest

The Lawncrest Community Association recently held its annual Christmas party, welcoming neighbors and police officials for a night of live music and a feast of sandwiches from Fanshawe Deli.


Dreams of 2013

The year 2012 is history. How many of you kept your New Year’s resolution all year?


Couple claims innocence in school fraud case

A Somerton couple accused of illegally enrolling their daughter in kindergarten at a Lower Moreland school waived their Dec. 19 trial court arraignment on felony theft charges mere weeks after parting ways with their defense attorney and hiring a new one.



Controller pushes for lower millage

The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association observed a moment of silence for the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., before welcoming comments from a police official, the city controller, a state representative and a two-time City Council candidate who specializes in economic development.


JEVS honors graduate with Inspiration Award

— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.


Four honored in 2nd Police District

Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.