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Homestead exemption deadline is next week

Next week is the deadline for Philadelphians to apply for a homestead exemption, which was created to lessen the impact of potential increases in property taxes.

A tiny pet's whereabouts spurs big worries

— A Howell Street woman was frantic when she couldn't locate her beloved miniature Chihuahua for days.

Incumbents sweep the election

— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.

Residents can take out trash earlier

The 10th Councilmanic District has been added to a pilot program that permits residents and small businesses to place their trash out for collection two hours earlier for the next five months.

Police seek burglary suspect

A 65-year-old man carrying more than $800 in cash became a strong-arm robbery victim on Oct. 30 at a Wissinoming gas station.


The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has dropped its high-winds advisory for the Greater Philadelphia area as wet snow continues to fall.

Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.

Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.

Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.