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Knife wielding man fatally shot by police

Police officers shot and killed a man on an Oxford Circle street on Saturday morning after he allegedly charged at them with a butcher knife.

Happy ending for missing dog

The Northeast Times has helped reunite a lost dog with his Somerton home.

Council committee OKs break for assessment appeals

A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.

Bridesburg churches merge, others await fate

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.

It’s a blowout for Butkovitz in primary

City Controller Alan Butkovitz was confident heading into the May 21 Democratic primary, but did not expect a blowout victory.

Oldtimers honor 3 more local greats at luncheon

A former minor league baseball player, a rock ’n’ roll legend and a Hobo are the latest winners of the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

Celebrating life

Pamela Fauntleroy and Colleen Hofmeister were among the stars on Friday at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Celebrate Life 2013, its annual ceremony that honors five-year survivors.

‘I’m here to help peple’

After 26 years, congressional aide Annamarie Feeney is still going strong.

Take me out to the ball game

And buy me some garlic nachos and hummus. The team of chefs at Citizens Bank Park is offering much more than traditional ballpark food.

Sending love over there

Every year, on the last Monday in May, the people of the United States remember the military heroes who died while serving the country.