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Shamrock Shuttle, Easter egg hunt in Mayfair

As the date of the Shamrock Shuttle approaches, bar owners have reached an agreement with community leaders, the 15th Police District and elected officials to help ensure a peaceful celebration.


Crime log (February 13, 2012)

Jan. 14 through 27


Pets of the Week (February 13, 2013)

Shadow loves to run and play


Police Advisory Council bans firearms at its meetings

The ban applies to civilian members of the 2nd PDAC. Cops will continue to carry firearms at the monthly meetings.


Catholic League Playoffs: St. Hubert trounces Bishop McDevitt

The St. Hubert basketball team made quick work of Bishop McDevitt in Tuesday night’s first-round home playoff game.


Stack and Schwartz contemplate bids for governor

Why has state Sen. Mike Stack made recent trips to western Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley and even held baby pigs at the Farm Show in Harrisburg?


Wissinoming man shot and killed in his apartment

Philadelphia police have no suspects and no known motive in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man inside his apartment last Wednesday.


Rush Park vandalism will cost thousands to remedy damage

Somebody who knows how to drive a bulldozer did thousands of dollars worth of  damage to equipment at Benjamin Rush State Park in late January.


In early look, slight rise in NE property taxes

If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he  wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.


Woman attempting suicide survives train collision

A SEPTA train clipped a woman near Holmesburg Station last Wednesday, causing her non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and officials from the transit agency.