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Pets of the Week (May 1, 2013)

Tutti-Frutti is as sweet as her name


Heart-healthy and tasty, too

Research has long supported the recommendation of one glass (5 ounces) of red wine for heart health, but many nonalcohol drinkers want to know if grape juice offers the same health benefits? The answer is yes, if it’s 100 percent purple grape juice. 


Playtime upgrade

It looks like the little playground at Verree Road and Tustin Street just got erased.


Along with dance, a lifetime of memories

On a sun-baked Saturday afternoon, two big parking lots behind George Washington High School were jam-packed, and more cars lined almost every inch of the driveway around the school.


Crime log (May 1, 2013)

March 25 through April 7


Suspects sought in Castor Gardens muggings

Philadelphia police are trying to identify a group of young men who may have been responsible for three muggings in the Castor Gardens section of the Northeast last month.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


Search continues for Fairmount Park rapist

Ten years on, Philadelphia’s serial park rapist continues to elude identification and capture, but police refuse to quit their search for him.


Frankford man convicted of Easter attack

An East Frankford man is facing up to 40 years in prison after a judge last week convicted him in the brutal Easter Sunday 2012 mugging of a 93-year-old woman in Bell’s Corner.


City controller candidates visit Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association recently welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.