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Northeast News (June 12, 2013)

Father’s Day barbecue set for the Radisson


Thousands of layoffs stun Philadelphia School District

More than 3,700 School District employees received pink slips in what could prove to be the largest job cut in almost 40 years.


Judge sentences priest and former school teacher to prison terms

      A judge today ordered lengthy prison terms for a priest and a former Catholic school teacher who were convicted of molesting a 10-year-old boy at St. Jerome's parish in the 1990s.


Third-grader enlists in budget battle

Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 


Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

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Ramsey tells Chamber NE burglaries on rise

Police commish addresses crime levels at Chamber of Commerce luncheon.


Schwartz gets labor union’s endorsement

Schwartz garners key support in push for governor.


A warm and fuzzy feeling

Baldi pupils with big hearts make blankets for kids who live in shelters.