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Can you brighten holidays for others?

“My daughter, a young single mom, and her two little children are living with me. It’s been very hard making ends meet each month. Anything to help make my grandchildren’s Christmas a little brighter would help.”


It’s official: ‘Lacey’s Law’ is approved and signed

The family of Lacey Gallagher traveled to Harrisburg last week to attend the signing of a bill inspired by the teenager’s death in 2007.


2nd PDAC holds workshop session on how to avoid con artists

Con games are limited almost only by the imaginations of the guys who try to pull them off, Assistant District Attorney Mark Winter told Northeast residents last week.


Duda and Schmidt battle for third commissioner slot

The three-member city elections commissioners’ panel will have at least one new face because nine-term incumbent Democratic chairwoman Marge Tartaglione was defeated in the primary.


8th PDAC recognizes local businesses for their support

The 8th Police District and its civilian Advisory Council have received a lot of support from local business in recent years for a myriad of new community events like the annual National Night Out, Fall Festival, Easter egg hunt for children and holiday buffet dinner for the working officers.


A heartwarming moment

Lisa Sandler presents Tom McAloon, of the Walmart Foundation, with a plaque for its assistance to Klein JCC’s food programs. Aloon later announced that Walmart and the Meals on Wheels Association of America will be donating a $50,000 grant to Klein JCC to further assist the food programs. 


Nutter and Brown face off for the top spot

Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.


Normandy Civic discusses new road

The city plans to build a long driveway from Comly Road to the back of its new police academy on Woodhaven Road.


Rubin takes aim at O’Neill

Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.


CLIP defendant sentenced

The final defendant was sentenced last week in the case of former city workers who ransacked four Northeast Philadelphia homes.