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Frankford Y set to be restored

Some new life has been breathed into the long-vacant New Frankford Community Y building at Leiper and Arrott streets.


Around town: October 30, 2013

Normandy civic to meet Nov. 7


A storybook homecoming for Washington’s Tommy Oliver

Tommy Oliver may have moved on from Philadelphia to an exciting career as a feature filmmaker, but that didn’t stop his high school alma mater from giving him a Hollywood homecoming.


A spooky scene

Pumpkin parade: More than 150 pumpkins were displayed at St. Martha Elementary School on Friday. Students and their families created the pumpkins that were divided into five categories: creative, food, animals, animation and scary. PHOTOS BY MELISSA YERKOV


Garlic and Oil / Broccoli Rabe

Little did I know what fate and destiny would conspire to cook up for me when my car found its way to a strange, lone house on a barren hilltop – the address my editor gave me to cover a Halloween masquerade food party.


Aspiring Eagle Scout dies in crash

An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Saturday after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park.


Candidates continue to court voters

Election Day is Tuesday, and candidates are making last-minute campaign appearances.


NE Chamber of Commerce upcoming events

MetLife presented Financial Wellness Program for Your Employees at a recent breakfast meeting of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at Deer Meadows retirement community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd.


Movie screening to benefit local parishes

Archbishop Ryan High School will host a Nov. 7 screening of the movie A Rose on Ninth Street, with proceeds benefiting the school and five local parishes.


Pets of the Week: October 30, 2013

Sweet as Honey