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How to be a merry — not sad — holiday shopper

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly has urged consumers to exercise caution during the holiday season to avoid common problems, scams and fraud.


Remembering Pearl Harbor

The 70th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is Wednesday, Dec. 7, and David Christian wants to see American flags flying wherever he looks.


The bucks stop at Holy Family for library upgrade

With a big assist from state Sen. Mike Stack, Sister Francesca Onley is one happy college president.


Bustleton civic group to weigh proposal for cell tower

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Your generosity is giving others a happy holiday

Another holiday season is at hand, just more than two weeks away, and it’s another holiday season when readers of the Northeast Times have again been so compassionate and caring in helping us to provide turkey dinners and presents to people in need in our region.



Firefighters extinguish four blazes in the Northeast

Philadelphia firefighters put out three fires in the Northeast on Sunday and doused another on Nov. 22.


Frankford resident kills two home invaders

A Frankford resident who earlier this month had been the victim of a burglary killed two men who broke into his home and wounded two others the night before Thanksgiving, police said.


Our readers are helping to deliver smiles

Day by day, the clock is ticking. So much to do, it seems, and so little time to do it. In just more than three weeks, families around the Northeast will be celebrating with loved ones, preoccupied by the joy and goodwill of the season.


Honoring our beloved veterans

Philadelphia Protestant Home held a special luncheon on Veterans Day to recognize some of the veteran residents for their service. State Sen. During the ceremony, Fred Wahl plays “Taps” on his harmonica.