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Horticultural havens

N.J. judges visit Northeast Philly horticultural triumphs.


Pets of the Week: July 24, 2013

Sossa needs a new best friend


Charting a change

Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.


13th Congressional District fundraising figures released

The four Democrats running in next year’s primary in the 13th Congressional District all had something to cheer about last week when 2013 second-quarter fundraising figures were released.


Around town: July 24, 2013

Northeast gardeners ready to compete


Parx names new GM

Anthony Faranca is the new general manager of Parx Casino. Greenwood Racing Inc., the owner and operator of the Bensalem gaming complex, made the announcement.


Photo page: A special salute

A ceremony at Roosevelt Playground was held on Saturday to retire an American flag that was tattered by Superstorm Sandy. The ashes of the old flag were buried. ••


St. Joachim to reopen for special Mass

Rev. Tom Higgins, pastor at Holy Innocents Parish, will celebrate a Mass on Saturday in honor of the feast of St. Joachim.


Oh, rats!

Abby Roeser is a foster parent for rats she gets from an organization called Philly Rat Rescue in Rhawnhurst. The local teenager has trained rodents and even taught them tricks. 


Methadone clinic foes vow to keep fighting

A crowd of around 300 was at Abraham Lincoln High School on July 16 to protest proposed methadone clinic.