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Diabetic or not, enjoy healthy meals

Holiday dining and celebrations are a culinary challenge for most Americans, especially those with diet-related illnesses. While I’m not a diabetic, my family medical history provides a cautionary tale. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.6 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, but only 17.9 million people actually have been diagnosed. This means approximately 5.7 million people have diabetes and don’t know it.


Pets of the Week (November 14, 2012)

Wowee, it’s silly Zowee!


Worldwide generosity

By definition, American Heritage Federal Credit Union exists to serve its members and the communities in which they live and work.


There's a new sheriff in town

Guy Lowery might look young enough to be a college undergraduate, but he subscribes to some old-school theories on education.


Dominant Dems

— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.


Somerton parents waive preliminary hearing in school case

Somerton residents Hamlet and Olesia Garcia still insist they did nothing wrong when they enrolled their 5-year-old daughter in a Lower Moreland public school in fall 2011.



Heroin bust in Burholme

Philadelphia narcotics officers arrested five people and allegedly seized more than $175,000 worth of heroin in a raid on a Burholme house on Nov. 6.


Big changes in Northeast’s police units

Monday was move-in day at the Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Division headquarters in Mayfair as new commanders took over the division’s three highest-ranking patrol positions.


Requests keep rolling in, so do the checks

Even though the temperature was in the 70s over the weekend, I pulled out my recipe box and began thinking about what to serve my family on Thanksgiving Day.