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Watch out for a bogus PECO guy in 7th district

A man posing as a PECO employee has been trying to scam sensitive personal information from residents of the 7th Police District, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino.


Artistic youth

Perhaps more than anyone among Glen Foerd’s exclusive lineage of former residents, Florence Foerderer Tonner made the greatest personal impression on the 18-acre riverfront estate.


Crime Log

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Pets of the Week (December 14, 2011)

Say yes yes to Mom Mom


Toys for Tots has helpers

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.


Bally Total Fitness is now LA Fitness

The recent LA Fitness purchase of 171 Bally Total Fitness clubs took effect last week, with the closing of one local club and a name change for another.


Holiday help for diabetics

My husband and several family members are diabetics, and I’m mindful of their health challenges when preparing holiday meals. Holiday celebrations are all about food, and this can be a very challenging time for individuals dealing with diabetes. Holiday stress and bountiful food can lead to impulse eating and risky blood-sugar levels.


Santa’s sitting down on the job

With just two weeks until Christmas, the special requests are starting to come fast and furious for Santa Claus as he greets youngsters at the Franklin Mills mall. Santa listens to what Charlotte Codd, 6, has to say during a Thursday morning chat about her Christmas wishes and the exciting day that’s just around the corner. 


Focus on family time during the holiday bustle

(StatePoint) — The holidays are a time for family and friends, new traditions and old. And many parents may look forward to the school break as a time to bond with their children. 


Suspects sought in Mayfair bank robberies

Robbers struck at two Mayfair banks in  about two hours last Wednesday, according to Philadelphia police and the FBI, who seek the public’s help in identifying the culprits.