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The golden years

Philadelphia Fire Department batallion chief and deputy fire marshal Charles LePre celebrates a monumental career milestone. 


City controller candidate speaks at Holmesburg Rec

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, plans to focus on public schools, municipal pensions, economic growth and government accountability if he is elected on Nov. 5.


Coalition Against Hunger visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Three representatives from the Coalition Against Hunger on July 25 told members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community about ways needy people can obtain food assistance.


Around town: August 7, 2013

School supplies needed


Northeast Celebration is Aug. 24 in Castor Gardens

Jared Solomon looked around Max Myers Playground last Wednesday night and saw dozens of young people playing basketball, volleyball and soccer and using the play equipment.


A taste of success

Chefs from five Wesley Enhanced Living facilities competed for top honors last month in a bacon-themed cook-off.  


Pets of the Week: August 7, 2013

Percy and Jackson are twice as nice


Frankford park to undergo extensive improvements

There are big plans for a little Frankford park.


NE historic buildings will be preserved

Two local historic buildings on Aria Health Torresdale’s campus will not be harmed during major construction projects. 


Stem cell transplant center opens at CTCA

Cancer Treatment Center of America offers a new wing designed with state-of-the-art technology to make patients feel at ease.