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Beware of darting deer

Deer are shy and wary of humans — most of the time. 


Pets of the Week: October 23, 2013

Sid needs a new best friend


Buddy Walk event raises money for CHOP

The family and friends of Michael DiNezza raised about $1,500 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Trisomy 21 Program at the recent Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day at Villanova University.


Chicken Soup and Salad

Is that Aunt Margaret behind the potted plant blowing her nose again? Was Uncle George clutching a pile of crumpled tissues while blotting his sore, red nose? Could that sneeze from cute, little, baby Mathilda (while you were closely inspecting those adorable dimples) possibly be full of germs?


Around town: October 23, 2013

City to begin collecting leaves


Northeast News

Plaque to memorialize drowning victim


2nd District officers awarded for heroic rescue

Aug. 14 was not a particularly typical day in the neighborhood.


Frankford Parks elects new board

The Frankford Parks Group, a nonprofit dedicated to fixing up and maintaining some small neighborhood parks, elected a new board on Oct. 8, said treasurer and former president Kimberly Washington.


Website expands coverage into E. Torresdale

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association learned about a Web-based social network that could become an alternative for folks who can’t attend their neighborhood civic association meetings.


Investing in energy-efficient home improvements pays

The Philadelphia Gas Works is poised to pay out $4 million over the next 21 months to city residents who invest in energy-efficiency improvements to their homes.