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Frankford man charged with attempted murder

The Philadelphia district attorney on Sept. 20 filed an attempted-murder charge against a Frankford man whom police shot and critically wounded in April.


Northeast bank robber sought

A man who robbed four banks in the Northeast and Cheltenham Township last year struck again locally on Aug. 27 and remains at large, authorities say.


Woman killed, son hurt in Blvd. crash

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her 4-year-old son injured Monday when they were struck by a car that jumped a curb along Roosevelt Boulevard.


U. Holmesburg recalls legacy of Paul Kauffman

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association paid tribute to a recently deceased board member during the civic group’s monthly general meeting on Sept. 15.


Library goes book to the future

Staffers at the MaST Charter School have good reason to be wowed by their new library and media center. Its technology is a wonder to behold.


A fun day to be 100

The Glendale Uptown Home, a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Rhawnhurst, recently paid tribute to three residents — Eleanor Lustig and Catherine Raynes, both 102, and Lillian Cohen, 101 — during a National Centenarians Day party. In the photo above, Vanessa Jones dances with resident James Foley. 


Fitting memorial

For nine decades, the grave of a World War I soldier from Tacony lacked an important finishing touch. Pfc. Oxley has been properly saluted.


Dear landlord: Don’t rent your property to a methadone clinic.

That’s the message foes of a planned drug center on Frankford Avenue have for the owner of the property.


Plans for baseball batting cages stalled by zoning flap

Joe Brown swung and thought he had connected, but instead, his hit got him involved in a disputed call.


Looking for the purr-fect home

Mercury is a shiny gray blue short hair boy that is also de-clawed. He has grown up with his brother (Merlin also de-clawed). Both would love to be adopted together but going to separate homes is fine too.