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Aria Health has high-tech imaging services

Aria Health, the largest health-care provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, has begun offering outpatient PET/CT imaging services five days a week at its newly constructed outpatient imaging center at 2451 Grant Ave.


Local Boy Scout honored

Bill Gibson on Sunday was named Constituent of the Year in the 170th Legislative District.


Chiropractor charged with sexual assault

A Somerton chiropractor was ordered last Thursday to stand trial on charges he sexually assaulted a 69-year-old female patient last summer.


Knowledge is power

Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.


Frankford Civic: Shed is OK

Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.


Drug-dealing couple facing prison terms

Akexander Rivera and his wife, Ileana Vidal, did business in North Philadelphia, authorities claim, but they called Tacony home. The couple are unlikely to return home anytime soon after their convictions last week on numerous federal drug charges.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


Mayfair is shining bright

The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.


Pickup driver dies in crash

Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.