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Ten-year-old boy shot in Tacony

A 10-year-old boy found himself standing in the wrong place at the wrong time when gunfire erupted in Tacony on Monday night, wounding him in the leg.


Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is Sunday

The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.


Henon cruises to win in 6th Councilmanic District

Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.


Pets of the Week (November 9, 2011)

Light up your life with Lightning


A bigger and better Y

It’s fun to be at the expanded Northeast Family YMCA in the Far Northeast.


Man killed in Blvd. crash

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed Sunday afternoon in a Roosevelt Boulevard traffic accident.


Two suspects sought in jewelry store heist

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two armed men who made off with jewelry worth more than $200,000 from the Belaggio jewelry store on the 2100 block of Cottman Ave. at 4:50 p.m. last Friday.


Police officer charged with assault

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault, reckless endangerment and conspiracy in connection with a February 2010 fight involving his girlfriend and three other women.


A voice for women military vets

The wars on terrorism have given women a higher profile in the military and on the battlefield. Six years ago, based on her own Army experiences, Cathy Santos started the National Alliance of Women Veterans to highlight important issues and protect their interests.


Suspect nabbed in Kmart burglary

Philadelphia police on Nov. 2 arrested a man who allegedly burglarized a Frankford Kmart store last month.