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Holmesburg Civic hears about foster parenting

Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.

Rhawnhurst NORC offers ways to skip the holiday stress

Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.

Pets of the Week (December 26, 2012)

Say hello to Martin

Breaking news: Two dead in separate shootings

Two men were found shot to death in the Northeast on Christmas Eve, police said.

Planning for Burholme Pride Day is underway

There were no guest speakers at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, but members enjoyed a nice meal and a mini-concert that featured Christmas music.

O’Neill discusses tax overhaul at civic meeting

Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.

Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:

Northeast Times office fire likely arson

Evidence is pointing toward arson as the cause of a Nov. 25 fire that forced the Northeast Times to close its main office in Trevose, but investigators are still hunting for clues to identify those responsible for the blaze.

Man dies in Blvd. crash

A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.

Help for the holidays for 173 families and counting

So far this holiday season, the Northeast Times’ Eleanor Smylie Fund has collected $9,058 from readers who have donated to their neighbors in need.