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Want to help? Let’s talk turkey

Here are a few ways to help your fellow man. After that, the Wings will help you enjoy cloud nine.


In at-large race, the Oh factor prevails

Lawyer David Oh came oh so close to victory in his previous bids for City Council. This time around, he captures the prize.


Reward offered for the capture of jewelry store robbers

The Citizens Crime Commission on Monday announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of two men responsible for the violent armed robbery of a Northeast jewelry store on Nov. 4.


Millbrook: It’s time to resurrect Town Watch

Millbrook is a small neighborhood, but it has its problems. Youths selling drugs and fighting are a couple of examples, and a few residents want to re-form a neighborhood Town Watch to address those problems before they grow.


Two bank robbers sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint on Aug. 20. Authorities released surveillance photos of the suspects last week.



Relay for Life is seeking volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers and teams for the first-ever Relay for Life of Northeast Philadelphia. 


For O’Neill, it wasn’t even close

Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.


O’Brien is headed for City Hall

After more than three decades in Harrisburg, Dennis O’Brien will be a city councilman in January.


Our holiday fund helps Northeast people in need

I was laid off from my job a few months ago. It’s been hard to keep a roof over our heads, provide food and pay our bills. I would love to see my daughters smile on Christmas. I would appreciate anything your holiday fund could do to help our struggling family.