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‘I was scared, scared as hell’

Anthony Lapkiewicz of Rhawnhurst recalls fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.


The Art of Golf

When the best golfers in the world gather in Ardmore next month for the 113th U.S. Open, the players, international media and sun-kissed (or rain-drenched) galleries will belatedly commemorate the centennial of a venue steeped in the sport’s illustrious history.


Pets of the Week (May 29, 2013)

Zuri is ready to brighten your home


Officers honored for arrests

Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four patrolmen as officers of the month for February and March during its May 14 meeting at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.


Incipient Fire Suppression Training classes available

The Hospital Fire Marshals’ Association (HFMA) has arranged for Incipient Fire Suppression Training directed toward healthcare and educational facilities. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires employees having such responsibilities to receive annual training.



How many bridges, traffic lights are in Philly?

You’ve lived in the city for a long time. You’ve driven its streets. You know Philly, or at least you think you do.


Rep. Kevin Boyle meets future Burholme constituents

The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.


Lawmakers want Holocaust taught in Pa. schools

State Sen. Anthony Williams and state Rep. Brendan Boyle are both hopeful that their legislation requiring the teaching of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights violations will become law.


Somerton man celebrates cancer survival

Several dozen friends and family members of Somerton’s Nick Forgione gathered recently at the Boulevard Diner to celebrate his 30-year cancer survival.