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Man dies in Blvd. crash

A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.

Help for the holidays for 173 families and counting

So far this holiday season, the Northeast Times’ Eleanor Smylie Fund has collected $9,058 from readers who have donated to their neighbors in need.

Former athletes score big with awards

Harry Daut and Dr. Tony Salem have received the William “Pickles” Kennedy Memorial Award at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting.

Somerton talks about Community Day, CSX track plans and candidate’s views

The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.

Friends of Pennypack Park score a big post-Thanksgiving cleanup

Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.

Planning for Burholme Pride Day is underway

There were no guest speakers at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, but members enjoyed a nice meal and a mini-concert that featured Christmas music.

Concert will feature local talent

Local rock musicians John Faye and Brittany Rotondo will headline a record release show on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at World Café Live, at 3025 Walnut St.

Heartbreak in Newtown feels too close to home

Shortly after noon on Friday, the news alerts began to appear on my cell phone. 

Pets of the Week (December 19, 2012)

Brighten your days with Sonny Boy

Guardian angels swoop in for kids

About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.