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Civic group leader announces candidacy

A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.


Cuisinart Concoctions

One kitchen tool I would never want to be without is my Cuisinart food processor.


Around town: December 4, 2013

Legislator moves office in Mayfair 


Seniors have most crashes in NE

Grant Avenue near the Roosevelt Boulevard is one of the region’s top locations for senior citizens to be involved in auto crashes. AAA Mid-Atlantic released the figures Monday along with a map that shows the concentrations of accidents throughout Philadelphia.


BRT asking 2,000 residents to consider dropping appeals

On Monday, Chris Artur got a letter from the Board of Revision of Taxes that made him laugh.


15th PDAC elects officers

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council will be electing the organization’s officers during their Dec. 30 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.


St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


Union leaders discuss seasonal worker unemployment

Union leaders told three lawmakers how changes in the state’s unemployment rules have cut benefits to thousands of seasonal workers.


DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.