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At Fels, they're working for improvements

— Editor’s Note: In this second of two parts, the Northeast Times examines programs and initiatives at Samuel Fels High School that have helped reduce the frequency of serious student misconduct while improving attendance, truancy rates and standardized test scores.




On a mission

— A Northeast fireman is raising money and literally going the distance to help a stricken colleague.


Union claims fire deaths were ‘preventable’

In calling for Commissioner Lloyd Ayers’ resignation, Local 22 cites 'fatal mistakes' in the fire department's response to the April 9 fire in East Kensington.


Cancer patients celebrate the Big 5

After Sherry Britton was diagnosed with lung cancer in January 2007, she underwent four months of treatment at a hospital in Bangor, Maine, then traveled to a medical facility in Boston.



Prosecutor grills Lynn about protecting minors

When Monsignor William Lynn took the witness stand in his own defense, he testified repeatedly that he did the best he could, within his limited power, to investigate child sex abuse allegations that had been made against parish priests.