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Senior citizens can freeze real estate tax increases

Senior citizens who meet income requirements can fend off property tax increases by applying for “the senior freeze” by Oct. 14.


Schwartz sends another signal about run

There have been strong signs over the last few months that U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz was inching toward a run for governor next year.


Stinking beauty

Brandon Huber has a tall plant with a purple flower whose fragrance is death itself. Fittingly, it’s called a “corpse plant,” and for the young Northeast resident, its stink is the smell of victory.


Execution warrant signed for cop killer

Gov. Tom Corbett last week signed an execution warrant for Borgela Philistin, who was convicted in the 1993 murder of Philadelphia police officer Robert Hayes of  Rhawnhurst. 


Pennypack Park Music Festival’s 2013 schedule is set

Here is the tentative schedule for the 2013 Pennypack Park Music Festival.


Pets of the Week (March 6, 2013)

They’re ready to love


Cops: NE man helps beat, rob his grandmom

Police say that a 94-year-old Mayfair woman’s own grandson was one of two men who took part in a brutal home invasion robbery on Sunday morning that resulted in the victim’s hospitalization for treatment of cuts and bruises.



Pennypack Park Music Festival’s 2013 schedule is set

Here is the tentative schedule for the 2013 Pennypack Park Music Festival.


Rock queen

Soraia Mansour stood barely an arm’s length from rock ‘n’ roll immortality.