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The art of fire safety

Five local high school seniors who designed and painted safety-themed panels for a Bustleton firehouse were treated to some pizza, soda, hoagies and thanks.

Concern in the community

— Opinions differed about the hot-button issue of methadone clinics during a recent hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee.

When Momma comes calling

As the chairwoman and public face of Dietz & Watson Inc., Ruth “Momma Dietz” Eni pitches her product from Torresdale Avenue to Texas and places in between.

Words of wisdom

Eduardo Soares came to Philadelphia from Brazil in 1999 and managed to pick up a little English.

Prison time for former cop

A former Philadelphia police officer has been ordered to serve six months in federal prison for his role in a multi-state steroid distribution ring orchestrated by a former police colleague.

Tires slashed in Somerton

More than a dozen Somerton residents woke up on Jan. 29 to discover that vandals had punctured the tires on their parked vehicles.

Tacony man convicted in fatal shooting over dog waste

Jurors on Friday convicted a Northeast man of third-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a neighbor in a dispute over dog droppings.

Woman killed on Knights Road

A car struck and killed an elderly woman as she walked across Knights Road near Franklin Mills mall on Jan. 29.

Vandals smash car windows

Vandals smashed the windows of 21 cars parked outside two Bustleton condominiums and an apartment complex over the weekend, police said.

Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and federal agents are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed two Mayfair bank branches in a one-week span.