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Redistricting costs NE a pair of congressmen

What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?


Redistricting carves up O’Brien’s territory

State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.


Northwood Civic Talks Recycling

A representative from RecycleBank last week offered Northwood Civic Association members the chance to sign up for a sticker that can earn them points for discounts, deals and gift cards at local and national merchants.


2011: A Memorable Year in the Northeast

The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.


East Torresdale Civic Awaits Zoning Decision

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association had no new information to report about the community group’s opposition to a series of city zoning variances sought by a neighborhood tavern owner.


Archdiocese to Disclose Panel's School Finding

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to publicly announce the findings of its blue-ribbon commission on education during a 4 p.m. news conference on Friday, Jan. 6.


Service Program Reaches End of Line in Frankford Business District

The Frankford Special Services District will go out of business when the year ends, said Tim Wisniewski, its executive director.


Pets of the Week (December 21, 2011)

Frankie needs some love


Robbery victim has no cash, gets stabbed

A 22-year-old man suffered a stab wound of the abdomen on Friday after four teenagers tried to rob him in a Burholme driveway, but he had no cash in his wallet.


Holmesburg Civic gives update on Ramp Playground

Leo Dignam, a deputy commissioner for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, last week told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that work is progressing well at Ramp Playground, which is getting a new artificial turf surface.