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Tacony’s troubles top town hall meeting

A lot of Tacony residents don’t like what’s been happening to their neighborhood in recent weeks.


Ex-cop to pay fines, serve probation for theft

The disgraced former Philadelphia police officer who stole $825 from a business where a fellow officer had been fatally shot was ordered on Thursday to repay the cash, along with a $5,000 fine, and serve five years probation.


Teacher is head of the class

The Acme supermarket at 3200 Red Lion Road recently honored Christ the King Elementary School third-grade teacher Mary Thurston Clark as Teacher of the Month for January.


Police think pharmacy bandit struck again

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the Jan. 25 armed robbery of a Holme Circle drug store and say that the same unknown bandit is responsible for at least three similar crimes elsewhere in the Northeast.


Kids are learning highs, lows of synthetic dope

What’s the real dope on the dope that ain’t real dope?


Have you seen these men?

Northeast Detectives seek the public’s help in locating two missing and possibly endangered men.


Ex-suspect in dungeon case is back on the hook

Eddie Wright may have been partly to blame for the “House of Horrors” after all.


Wissinoming man fatally stabs cousin during argument

Last weekend began in bloodshed in Northeast Philadelphia as a Wissinoming man stabbed his cousin to death on Friday night inside the apartment they shared, according to police.


Pets of the Week for Feb. 8

Please don’t sneeze on Mr. Skelly


Renovation on the rails

Local politicians are working to ensure SEPTA’s long-planned repair projects are still full steam ahead.