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Court reverses zoning decision, permits methadone clinic

A methadone clinic is one big step closer to opening at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg.


Family ties to Gettysburg

Amateur historian Robert Campbell researched the family roots of his fiancée, Marilyn Gross, and found a direct connection between her Northeast Philadelphia family and the Battle of Gettysburg. 


Down time

The city demolishes the charred remains of what had once been a showplace home in the Far Northeast. 


Sweeney Field

Friends, family and colleagues remember fallen firefighter Daniel Sweeney with a second-annual softball tournament at Fox Chase Rec Center.


Eat healthy and keep active

 Summer months are the perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many: overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.


Four St. Martin of Tours pupils given scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation earlier this month presented four scholarships at the St. Martin of Tours Elementary School graduation awards ceremony.


Chamber awards students scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.


Around town (June 26, 2013)

Register now for tire round-up program


Democratic primary candidates collect endorsements

Three of the candidates in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District have collected some recent endorsements.


City Council passes $3.8 billion budget

Council passes a 2014 budget that members say stabilizes taxes and adds more cops and firefighters.