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Eye doctor has seen changes

Ophthalmologist Dr. John Siliquini Sr. can recall cataract surgery that required large incisions.


Pets of the Week: December 11, 2013

Be Scrappy’s new friend


Gov. Corbett tours Norcom Community Center

Gov. Tom Corbett last week toured the Norcom Community Center, which is operated by Special People In Northeast, the nonprofit human services organization that provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities.


U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visits Wesley Enhanced Living for 125th anniversary

Wesley Enhanced Living, a nonprofit, faith-based organization that owns and manages multiple continuing care retirement communities in southeastern Pennsylvania, last week celebrated 125 years of serving residents.


A worldwide perspective

It wasn’t a typical Monday morning for the American elementary-aged students at Tacony Academy Charter School at 1330 Rhawn St.


DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.


Statewide ambitions

A year ago this time, state Sen. Mike Stack traveled to the annual Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat and began building his campaign for governor.


Union leaders discuss seasonal worker unemployment

Union leaders told three lawmakers how changes in the state’s unemployment rules have cut benefits to thousands of seasonal workers.


St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.