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Blue Mass honors fallen heroes

Holy Family University hosted its seventh annual Blue Mass to honor fallen police and firefighters and those who have supported them.


Student nominates dad for honorary degree

A New Jersey firefighter, whose son is a Holy Family University student and also a firefighter, recently received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the Northeast school during graduation ceremonies.


Officer Randy Vogt wins big 7th PDAC honors

Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt was the big winner at the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on May 16 as he was named the district’s newest Officer of the Month and Officer of the Year.


CCP presents Distinguished Leadership Awards

Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.


Pearl Harbor vet says he’s last of his survivors’ group

Alex Horanzy and his buddies had a late night on the town on Dec. 6, 1941. In fact, their night of revelry in Oahu, Hawaii, lasted well into the early hours of Dec. 7, 1941.


Crime log (May 29, 2013)

May 6 through 19


Knife wielding man fatally shot by police

Police officers shot and killed a man on an Oxford Circle street on Saturday morning after he allegedly charged at them with a butcher knife.


Happy ending for missing dog

The Northeast Times has helped reunite a lost dog with his Somerton home.


Bridesburg churches merge, others await fate

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.


Council committee OKs break for assessment appeals

A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.