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Eagle Scout shares in family tradition

Scouting is in Kieron Pleis’ blood.

Blasting belly fat with quinoa

With all the gadgets and gizmos available that promise six-pack abs, you might think we should be a nation of strapping Adonises. However, the current U.S. obesity epidemic would indicate otherwise. Stephen Ball, University of Missouri Extension exercise physiologist, says sit-ups and crunches will tighten your abdominal muscles, but you will still have the same layer of fat sitting on top of those muscles.

Calling all green thumbs for citywide garden contest

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is inviting green-thumbed competitors to enter the 2013 Citywide Garden Contest.

City Council passes tax rate and homestead exemption

City Council on Thursday set a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value and also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption, according to Jane Roh, spokeswoman for Council President Darrell Clarke.

Faith-healing couple held for trial in son’s death

Herbert and Catherine Schaible of Rhawnhurst will face trial on third-degree murder charges.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible will be going to trial on third-degree murder and other charges.

Third-grader enlists in budget battle

Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.

Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 

Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

Want to adopt these pets?

We bid farewell to a key newsroom editor

Longtime Northeast Times community editor set to retire. 

Discover fun on the Delaware

The nonprofit Discover Boating on the Delaware is encouraging people to take advantage of the fun activities available on the Delaware River.