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City mailing property assessment reviews

Homeowners who asked the city to lower their new property assessments should start checking their mailboxes and calendars.

Washington High graduate honored

George Washington graduate Aaron Goldberg received the Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Scholarship.   

Father Judge grad awarded scholarship

As a toddler, Ryan Donaghy suffered from frequent head pain.

GOP candidate challenges incumbent DA to debates

Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is challenging incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams to a series of debates.

Oldtimers honor pair during recent luncheon

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association, a group of former athletes and officials, last week honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

Pets of the Week: August 21, 2013

After terrible past, Ariel needs a new start 

City cleans up large Bustleton property

A Bustleton property that’s often been in the news recently got a cut and a trim from the city. 

Healthy tips for school lunches

Students are heading back to school, and you probably went to great lengths to ensure your child has the right equipment — pencils, pens, notebooks, clothing — to make it through the day. Proper nutrition also is a key ingredient for back-to-school success because it fuels brain cells and gives your child the energy and nutrients he or she needs for optimal learning. Packing your child’s lunch lets you know exactly what he or she is eating.

Outside fish-drying is not illegal

Is it legal in Philadelphia to hang up meat or fish to dry outside a house? 

Recovered body may be Pennypack drowning victim

A body recovered by police from the Delaware River last weekend may be that of a Wissinoming teenager who disappeared while wading in the storm-surging Pennypack Creek on Aug. 13.