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Oh, rats!

Abby Roeser is a foster parent for rats she gets from an organization called Philly Rat Rescue in Rhawnhurst. The local teenager has trained rodents and even taught them tricks. 


Parx names new GM

Anthony Faranca is the new general manager of Parx Casino. Greenwood Racing Inc., the owner and operator of the Bensalem gaming complex, made the announcement.


Methadone clinic foes vow to keep fighting

A crowd of around 300 was at Abraham Lincoln High School on July 16 to protest proposed methadone clinic.


Around town: July 24, 2013

Northeast gardeners ready to compete


Tire Round-Up is Aug. 17

The Streets Department will hold its 2013 Tire Round-Up Program on Saturday, Aug. 17. Participants may drop off illegally discarded tires at Torresdale Avenue and Ashburner Street or at Pennway Street and St. Vincent Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Harbor View announces closure

Harbor View, a senior citizens apartment building on the 9500 block of State Road, will close within the next few months.


Great ways to eat Chia seeds

 Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?


Pets of the Week (July 17, 2013)

Sossa needs a home


NE residents start planning for Philadelphia2035

Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians. 


Celebrating 100 years

Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.