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Happy Day!

It was a jubilant time for motorists last week when completed repairs to the Holme Avenue bridge ended months of detours and aggravation.


His personal cancer battle

It was difficult for Bruce Platt to watch his mother succumb to aggressive pancreatic cancer. But it inspired him to push the Pennsylvania Legislature for a resolution to promote awareness of the disease.


JEVS hands out Human Services Strictly Business Awards

Oxford Circle’s Danny Guzman graduated from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf with the highest grade-point average in the class of 2009.


Will DROP hurt Donatucci?

Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.


Let’s play!

At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.


New Police Athletic League center opens in Oxford Circle

The Oxford Circle Police Athletic League is accepting membership applications from youths ages 6 to 18.


Pets of the Week (November 2, 2011)

Louis loves the human touch


Kids Stuff: Happy — and safe — Halloween!

Welcome to Kids Stuff. For many young children, when they notice the leaves are turning pretty fall colors and the days are becoming shorter, and they feel these brisker mornings, they know autumn has arrived, and that means Halloween fun events are not too far behind. However, with all fun festivities, one must always remember the phrase safety first.


Danger zone

Four Northeast Philly schools are on a federally mandated ‘persistently dangerous’ list, but school administrators say the situation’s not as bad as it looks.


Happy 70th birthday, St. Hubert!

St. Hubert High School, at Torresdale and Cottman avenues, will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a couple of events next week.