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Haldeman Ave. bank robbed

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint last month. They also are suspects in a suburban bank robbery.


Thanks for the support

U.S. Postal Service employees like Rep. Allyson Schwartz and her backing of a House bill that could help save jobs.


Stay alert, cops tell residents

It seems crooks have been rather active lately in sections of Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.


Two sides hope to work out truck-traffic tiff

Attorneys representing residents of the Fountain Pointe condominium complex and the owner/developer of a site that houses a new business took part in a sometimes-heated court hearing last week, but they began working on a possible compromise in a City Hall corridor.


If O’Brien leaves House, his seat could leave Philly

State Rep. Dennis O’Brien is favored to be elected to City Council on Nov. 8, which would leave his 169th Legislative District seat vacant.


Council redistricting leaves O’Neill feeling a bit ‘blue’

Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.


Motorists sought in hit-run that hurt girl

Two vehicles were involved in an accident with a young pedestrian at a Holmesburg Wawa on Aug. 30, but neither driver bothered to wait for help to arrive. Instead, they fled the scene.


Honoring a fallen friend

Johnny Kihm’s buddies from Presentation BVM Elementary School were devastated when he died in Afghanistan and wanted to honor him in some way.


Feedback sought for Frankford mural project

Northeast residents can chip in their ideas about a series of murals planned for Frankford’s business corridor during two community meetings that will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 13, at Denby’s Sweet Sensations, 4428 Frankford Ave. Both sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.


Suspect in three armed robberies is arrested

Less than a day after Philadelphia police released surveillance images from three armed robberies in the Northeast, a tipster led investigators to the suspect, who was arrested on Sept. 14.