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Grand plans in Tacony

— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.





Jessica Barth as TEDdy bear's tart

To prepare for the role, the Frankford native had to learn a Boston accent, brush up on streetwise lingo and get a Snooki-style hairdo.


A fitting sendoff for one of their own

Officer Brian Lorenzo always made sure every detail of a funeral procession was correct. Now, it was up to his fellow officers to do it without him.


A final salute for Officer Lorenzo

Hundreds mourned the loss of Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo last week.