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Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.


Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

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Cameras help cops nab suspect in brutal attack

Modern technology and a policeman’s sharp eye led to the capture of a Northeast man wanted in connection with a brutal assault in April on a Rhawnhurst resident.


Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.


El Concilio recruits foster parents, expands into NE

Family care service agency hosts panel for foster parents.


City Council adopts $3.8 billion budget, cigarette tax

City Council members gave their final OK to a $3.8 billion 2014 operating budget on Thursday before recessing for the summer.


Eagle Scout shares in family tradition

Scouting is in Kieron Pleis’ blood.


Council sets 2014 tax rate

As expected, City Council on June 13 set a tax rate, or millage, of $1,340 per $100,000 of property value. Members also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption for owners who live in their homes.


Rhawnhurst couple to be tried in son’s death

Brandon Scott Schaible, just 7 months old, had a terrible few days in mid-April, according to court testimony.