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Corbett’s liquor plan is hypocritical to small businesses and educators

The governor has made no secret of his objective to privatize more and more of the commonwealth’s public assets. Even efficiently operated assets that are thriving revenue generators aren’t safe from his ill-advised proposals, most recently to privatize liquor sales.


Sisters struck in separate hit-and-run accidents on same day

Two young sisters, one from Fishtown and the other from Wissinoming, were left hospitalized by hit and run drivers in two separate incidents last week.


Bill would help delinquent property taxpayers pay up

City Council is considering a bill aimed at helping — and prodding — delinquent property taxpayers to start paying their shares of the more than half-billion bucks in back taxes Philadelphia is owed.


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:


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More testimony offered on methadone clinic plan

Businessman Gerald Guzinski told the Zoning Board of Adjustment that he has had a hard time finding a tenant for his properties along the 7500 block of State Road in Holmesburg.


Robbers sought for stealing purse from cemetery visitor

Thieves snatched a Bucks County cemetery visitor’s purse, then used her credit cards to go shopping at Franklin Mills mall on Feb. 26, authorities say.


Family of deceased man sues Club Risque

The family of a Northeast man who crashed his car and died last September after drinking at a Tacony gentlemen’s club has sued the business for allegedly serving the man too much alcohol.


Enjoy a traditional Irish dish

Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional Irish dish, and a favorite meal on St. Patrick’s Day. While the flavor combinations are delicious, some may want to cut back on the fat and calories. By using my tips for preparing the brisket, and my recipe for Slow Cooked Brisket and Cabbage, you can have all the flavors of this Irish dish with far less calories.


Robber fatally shot identified by police

Philadelphia police have identified a young Oxford Circle man as the armed robber who was shot and killed by a Tacony delicatessen owner on Feb. 5.