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Boyle brothers propose new bill

State Reps. Kevin and Brendan Boyle want to deny pensions for government employees convicted of sex crimes.


Oxford Circle man suspected in Virginia jewelry heist

An armed jewelry store robbery allegedly committed by two Philadelphia men near Williamsburg, Va., last week went wrong on so many levels, it’s a wonder how Oxford Circle resident Eric D. Roach lasted more than two days on the lam.


Take a swing for charity at golf outing

The 6th annual Carr Stone Carr golf outing will take place on Friday, Aug. 12, at Juniata Golf Course.


8th PDAC hosts a big barbecue for war veterans

Members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council recently visited the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road to honor the vets’ service to the United States by sponsoring a barbecue for them.


Priests in child molestation cases going to trial

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Monsignor William Lynn, who allegedly endangered the welfare of children by reassigning to other parishes priests suspected of molesting students.


Oxford Circle Church has space for new PAL center

A new PAL center is expected to open in the Northeast before the school year begins.


Homeland security

It’s a whole new world out there, thanks to 9/11 and the Internet, and the police are on top of it.


Can do

During 13 years of coping with multiple sclerosis, Terri Kubiak has done her best to strike the word can’t from her vocabulary. Whether kayaking on a river or working out, she’s a woman in motion.


Expect some delays on I-95

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday, Aug. 4, for bridge inspection.


Dollar signs

As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.