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Leach wants to bring controversial issues to the forefront

Second in a series of profiles of the candidates running for Allyson Schwartz’s congressional seat.

Recovery houses a hot topic at Frankford Civic meeting

Illegal housing for addicts “has been plaguing our neighborhood for years,” state Rep. James Clay told members of the Frankford Civic Association during their Sept. 5 meeting.

Police mourn beloved officer

The Philadelphia police community is mourning the unexpected death of an officer who not only served the city through her job, but helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities.

Civic groups resume monthly meetings

September is a good month to get acquainted with some of your neighbors.

Nine displaced after Northeast apartment fire

Nine people were displaced Sept. 4 by a fire in a West Torresdale apartment building. No one was injured, said Executive Fire Chief Richard Davison.

Class is in session

School bells ring: Thousands of students are back in school throughout Philadelphia. 

Krajewski remembered fondly at funeral

“She had a sense of who she was and what she was all about that was very special.” — Rev. Joseph Campellone  

City drops appeal of firefighters’ arbitration

“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter  

Pets of the Week: September 11, 2013

A perfect time for some Mocha

Tribute to a Hero

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to fallen police officer Brian Lorenzo.