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Importance of voting discussed at Rhawnhurst NORC meeting

Stephanie Singer got an early start in politics, campaigning as a 12-year-old in 1976 for Democratic presidential candidate Sargent Shriver.


Energy efficient home improvements to receive rebates

The Philadelphia Gas Works plans to award $4 million in rebates for energy efficient home improvements in the coming months, but property owners can save energy and money while spending next to nothing.


Warming hearts

John Quirk V has a lot more in common with his grandfather, John Quirk III, than the name they share.


Collecting history

Things don’t get much more American than baseball, the Boy Scouts, coin collecting and contests. That’s why Mayfair’s Walter Waholek may be the most patriotic teenager in all of Northeast Philadelphia.


Shopping wars

Two developers want to have ShopRite supermarkets in retail centers they’re developing in the Lower Northeast, and one of the two wants a ShopRite so badly he’s suing.


Butkovitz soars to re-election victory

City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.


Pets of the Week: November 13, 2013

Long-term shelter resident Honey needs a home


Making music

Virtually everyone who plays guitar or has been involved in the music industry is familiar with Ibanez guitars.


Preserving history in Holme Circle

In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.


Aging matters

Families that want their aging, and sometimes ailing, relatives cared for during the day have a new option to consider in the Northeast.