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Pets of the Week: July 31, 2013

Mona loves to play


Court reporting — the verdict is in

The 2013 court reporting graduating class at Orleans Technical Institute is the biggest class in the program’s history. 


Town Watch’s National Night Out observances are next week

Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.


Local educator retires after 43 years

Jeffrey Garber began his career in education some 40 years ago as a student teacher at Morrell Park’s John Hancock Elementary School, which was newly opened at the time.



Corbett campaigns in the Far Northeast

Gov. Tom Corbett was in the Far Northeast last week to rally supporters in anticipation of his re-election bid.


City tax revenues rose $200 million

City tax revenues rose $200 million during the fiscal year that just ended, the city controller said Monday.


A touch of the shore in Philadelphia

 Eakins Oval has a surface area painted into a beach, blanket and boardwalk theme. There are two large sandboxes, four spray-misters and live music, chess, checkers, ping-pong, volleyball, bocce and miniature golf. And it's free.


Horticultural havens

N.J. judges visit Northeast Philly horticultural triumphs.


Renaming of VA hospital advances a step

Committee passes legislation that would rename Philadelphia VA Medical Center in memory of local soldier that received Medal of Honor.