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A tiny pet's whereabouts spurs big worries

— A Howell Street woman was frantic when she couldn't locate her beloved miniature Chihuahua for days.


Homestead exemption deadline is next week

Next week is the deadline for Philadelphians to apply for a homestead exemption, which was created to lessen the impact of potential increases in property taxes.


Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is ready to march into town

The 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade has been set for Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Nov. 25.


Police seek burglary suspect

A 65-year-old man carrying more than $800 in cash became a strong-arm robbery victim on Oct. 30 at a Wissinoming gas station.


Holme Circle Civic will elect new officers at next meeting

The Holme Circle Civic Association will elect new executive board officers during the group’s next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28.


Burholme discusses emergency response; Eagle Scout soars

Chad Thomas, of the city Department of Public Health, offered tips to members of Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association on planning for a bioterrorism attack or widespread health emergency.



Local school needs your help to score new computers

The Anne Frank Elementary School faculty and staff are trying once again to win new computers for students.


Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.


Incumbents sweep the election

— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.