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Scam suspect pulls a slow one

Accused of swindling an 81-year-old man, Sandra Anderson has had her hearing postponed nine times in 15 months. Last week she showed up late. Her lawyer didn’t show at all.


Frankford residents brainstorm ideas for local mural project

Some Frankford residents got the opportunity last week to share their ideas for a series of murals that will start to decorate the neighborhood’s business corridor next year.


Fund-raiser run at Northeast Airport

The eighth annual Northeast Philly 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk is set for Sunday at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


Making the healthy choice

Local doctors have recommended building a new primary-care facility in the Northeast to treat uninsured city residents or people with Medicaid.


Pets of the Week

Make a move for Miggio


Boyle brothers endorse O’Brien for Council slot

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle, both Democrats, last week endorsed Republican Dennis O’Brien for an at-large City Council seat.


Perzel’s former chief of staff pleads guilty

Brian J. Preski, a Bustleton resident and onetime chief of staff to former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel, pleaded guilty last week during his trial on corruption charges.


Hurricane Irene victims could get tax aid from IRS

Victims of Hurricane Irene that began on Aug. 26 in parts of Pennsylvania may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.


Bustleton man bought baby for $15,000, police say

John Gavaghan and mother-of-three Bridget Wismer have been accused in the transaction, which allegedly took place at a Delaware racetrack.


Van crashes into Somerton Walgreens

Two people were hospitalized after a van smashed into the doorway of a Somerton Walgreens store on Sunday.