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Small businesses targeted in phone scam

It’s all nonsense, so don’t fall for it.


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Six patrol officers who made arrests in three violent crimes have been honored by the 2nd Police District Advisory Council and Capt. Frank Palumbo, the district’s commander, as officers of the month — for May, June and July.


Around town: September 11, 2013 (Part 2)

City looking for its next poet laureate


Around town: September 11, 2013

Back to school the theme of Sept. 14 event


NE Racquet Club to expand youth sports programs

The Northeast Racquet Club and Fitness Center offers young people opportunities through its Kids Club, summer camp and children’s parties. Now, athletic director Charlie Sgrillo wants to expand the sports program for boys and girls. 


Police mourn beloved officer

The Philadelphia police community is mourning the unexpected death of an officer who not only served the city through her job, but helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities.


Same-sex marriage ban to be tested in Pa.

State attorneys are working to develop a legal brief in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the commonwealth’s ban on same-sex marriage. A response is due next Monday. 


Civic groups resume monthly meetings

September is a good month to get acquainted with some of your neighbors.


Nine displaced after Northeast apartment fire

Nine people were displaced Sept. 4 by a fire in a West Torresdale apartment building. No one was injured, said Executive Fire Chief Richard Davison.


Class is in session

School bells ring: Thousands of students are back in school throughout Philadelphia.