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Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.


Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


Family ties to Gettysburg

Amateur historian Robert Campbell researched the family roots of his fiancée, Marilyn Gross, and found a direct connection between her Northeast Philadelphia family and the Battle of Gettysburg. 


Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

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City Council passes $3.8 billion budget

Council passes a 2014 budget that members say stabilizes taxes and adds more cops and firefighters.


Democratic primary candidates collect endorsements

Three of the candidates in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District have collected some recent endorsements.


Court reverses zoning decision, permits methadone clinic

A methadone clinic is one big step closer to opening at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg.


Down time

The city demolishes the charred remains of what had once been a showplace home in the Far Northeast. 


Sweeney Field

Friends, family and colleagues remember fallen firefighter Daniel Sweeney with a second-annual softball tournament at Fox Chase Rec Center.


Eat healthy and keep active

 Summer months are the perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many: overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.