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Holmesburg Civic leaders tight-lipped about Liddonfield

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association know more than most folks do about the future of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing development, but they’re not at liberty to discuss it publicly just yet.


Ninety reasons to cheer Loesche volunteer

Gajendra Vyas was a bicycle salesman in his native India before moving to the United States in 1989.


Want to help? Let’s talk turkey

Here are a few ways to help your fellow man. After that, the Wings will help you enjoy cloud nine.


In at-large race, the Oh factor prevails

Lawyer David Oh came oh so close to victory in his previous bids for City Council. This time around, he captures the prize.


Reward offered for the capture of jewelry store robbers

The Citizens Crime Commission on Monday announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of two men responsible for the violent armed robbery of a Northeast jewelry store on Nov. 4.


Millbrook: It’s time to resurrect Town Watch

Millbrook is a small neighborhood, but it has its problems. Youths selling drugs and fighting are a couple of examples, and a few residents want to re-form a neighborhood Town Watch to address those problems before they grow.


Two bank robbers sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint on Aug. 20. Authorities released surveillance photos of the suspects last week.



Relay for Life is seeking volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers and teams for the first-ever Relay for Life of Northeast Philadelphia. 


For O’Neill, it wasn’t even close

Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.