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Pharmacy robber strikes again

A man who fits the description of the bandit who robbed more than a dozen Philadelphia-area drug stores got prescription drugs and cash from the Somerton Pharmacy on the 10800 block of Bustleton Ave. Thursday evening.

Noah's Ark comes alive in synagogue show

The Hebrew School students at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim received a treat recently when an ark-full of live animals appeared at the Bustleton synagogue.

The wrath of Sandy

— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.

A time to give and a time to get

One of the hardest things for many of us to do is to ask for help. That’s why I give great credit to the readers who have contacted the Northeast Times over the last two weeks to ask for assistance during the Christmas holidays.

Hardware store bandit on the loose

Police are looking for a man who robbed an Oxford Circle hardware store on Oct. 20.

Robbery spree continues despite storm

Hurricane Sandy’s rain and wind failed to slow a knife-wielding man who robbed several Northeast Philly fast food restaurants, a gas station and his own relative before and during the storm, Philadelphia

Another paint day slated in Frankford

Frankford residents can have a brush with art on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave.

Plenty to ponder in these pre-election days

— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.