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Living on through art

One of the realities of living in a free country is that many young people are called upon to put their lives on the line to defend that freedom.


How to protect yourself from property tax bill hikes

City Council President Darrell L. Clarke is urging longtime owner-occupants to check their eligibility and apply for relief designed to protect them against property tax bill hikes driven by dramatic increases in surrounding property values.


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas shopping season is in full gear.


Two injured in house fire

Two people were injured in a Nov. 24 fire in a home on the 9000 block of Pine Road.


Bustleton home unfit for habitation, likely will be torn down

A Bustleton home that in July was found filled with vermin, trash and animal waste as well as several dead cats likely will be torn down.


DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.


Union leaders discuss seasonal worker unemployment

Union leaders told three lawmakers how changes in the state’s unemployment rules have cut benefits to thousands of seasonal workers.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.


15th PDAC elects officers

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council will be electing the organization’s officers during their Dec. 30 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center.


BRT asking 2,000 residents to consider dropping appeals

On Monday, Chris Artur got a letter from the Board of Revision of Taxes that made him laugh.