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Making a big difference from ‘small potatoes’

Rhoda Levy and the Ladies of the Manor don’t sit around all day on rocking chairs.


Somerton bank robber on the loose

The FBI and Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a masked man who robbed a Somerton bank last Thursday morning.


Leaving no tree behind

The members of the non-profit Northeast Tree Tenders have put 530 trees into the ground in the past four years.


The forbidden waters of the Pennypack

Surrounded by an unforgiving landscape of brick and mortar, concrete and asphalt, Pennypack Park presents Northeast Philadelphia with a 1,400-acre oasis of towering shade trees, grassy meadows and shimmering streams.



Giving a voice to childhood sex abuse victims

On the heels of the conviction of a high-ranking Catholic church official, veteran attorneys and a victims' advocate encourage childhood sexual abuse victims to speak up.


Police seize synthetic marijuana in local sweep

During a sweep of Northeast Philadelphia stores last week, police seized more than $200,000 in drug paraphernalia


Teens lend a hand while growing in faith

Salesian Gospel Roads plans Christian service retreats for teens each summer.


Breaking news: Synthetic pot seized by agents

Synthetic marijuana was seized from two Northeast Philadelphia stores yesterday and today as part of a statewide law-enforcement sweep called “Operation Artificial High.”