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Meeting will discuss future of Kraft factory

Representatives of government and industry will meet downtown Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss the future of a Northeast landmark.


Energy efficient home improvements to receive rebates

The Philadelphia Gas Works plans to award $4 million in rebates for energy efficient home improvements in the coming months, but property owners can save energy and money while spending next to nothing.


Neighbors told to get involved at 7th PDAC meeting

Daily News columnist John Baer didn’t set foot inside the monthly 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting Oct. 17, but his words resonated with council members, thanks to state Rep. John Sabatina.


Pets of the Week: November 13, 2013

Long-term shelter resident Honey needs a home


Making music

Virtually everyone who plays guitar or has been involved in the music industry is familiar with Ibanez guitars.


Preserving history in Holme Circle

In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.


Aging matters

Families that want their aging, and sometimes ailing, relatives cared for during the day have a new option to consider in the Northeast.


Around town: November 13, 2013

Soccer players sought


Bean Soup & Corn Bread

For many years, Nov. 11 was a holiday for me. It meant no reveille that morning. It meant a day without fighting my way through traffic formations. It meant no maneuvering to try to find a seat on the express train to town. It was a day to desist from the duties of the day’s regimented drills. Clearly, I wasn’t AWOL. I was just on a day’s leave, thanks to the veterans. I always appreciated that day.


NE zoning overlay would prohibit medical offices

On Oct. 24, City Councilman Brian O’Neill introduced a bill that creates a Northeast Zoning Overlay, which would prohibit certain medical uses in many zoning districts throughout the Northeast, in areas where they are currently allowed by right or by special exception. The overlay would cover both O’Neill’s 10th District and the 6th District, represented by Councilman Bobby Henon.