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Lighting up the holidays

— A Christmas craft show and tree lighting help spread cheer in Mayfair.


Stricken officer is out of coma after struggle with suspect

A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.


Suspects sought in Wawa robbery

Two men stole cigarettes worth $650 from a Castor Gardens Wawa after charging behind the counter and scuffling with the cashier, Philadelphia police said.


Suspect in 7-11 robbery is arrested

A Pennypack Woods man has been arrested for last month’s armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven store.


Bank robber strikes in Fox Chase

An unidentified armed robber struck at a Fox Chase bank on Saturday, fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.


Public help needed to ID thief in Somerton

Police in the Northeast’s 7th district seek the public’s help in identifying a man who may have committed multiple thefts from automobiles in the Somerton section recently.


Corbett talks business at Northeast Chamber meeting

— As the NE Chamber celebrates its 90th anniversary, the governor talks up the value of the private sector.


City zoning code tops Fox Chase meeting

Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.


Burholme Town Watch offers tips to avoid car theft

Police Lt. Frank Schneider offered members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association a few tips on how they could avoid having items stolen from their cars.


Pets of the Week (December 5, 2012)

Billi Jean is your girl