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More than 220K approved for Homestead Exemption

More than 220,000 Philadelphia homeowners will get real estate tax breaks next year because they have been approved for the $30,000 Homestead Exemption.


Rhawnhurst girl to sell charitable bracelets

Cerena O’Neill, a 10-year-old Rhawnhurst girl who sells bracelets and T-shirts to raise money for charity, will be attending two upcoming craft shows.


Normandy Civic Association plans neighborhood reunion

Members of the Normandy Civic Association are firming up plans for a May 2 neighborhood reunion at the FOP lodge on Caroline Road.


Around town: October 16, 2013

Tai chi and more at Glen Foerd this month


Police captain awarded for military service

The Somerton Civic Association and state Rep. Brendan Boyle last week recognized a neighborhood military hero who is now back home and serving his fellow citizens on the home front.


Apple cheesecake

The apple, the original forbidden fruit, was the choice fruit in the Garden of Eden. There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples grown in the world today. Eve ate one of them.


New editors named at Northeast Times

Broad Street Media CEO Darwin Oordt and publisher Perry Corsetti on Monday named a new editorial department leadership team.


Less is more for Santucci owner

The Office of Property Assessment told Santucci owner Gene Carelli assessments on his properties have been lowered almost a half-million dollars.

Gene Carelli is a happy guy.


Pets of the Week: October 16, 2013

Patches is a people pup


Benjamin Rush Park improvements almost complete

Improvements to Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton Road and the Boulevard are almost complete.