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Letters to the Editor (June 5, 2013)

Methadone patients are trying to better themselves


Claiming the crown

As a steady rain began to fall in the seventh inning of Thursday’s Public League softball championship game, spectators scattered toward their cars in an attempt to dodge the downpour.


Nazareth claims PIAA District 1 Class AAA crown

Pandas young and old banded together to deliver Nazareth Academy its first district softball title since 2010.


Serial armed robbers strike in the Northeast

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More than $20K stolen in home invasion

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Doomsday cuts

The Philadelphia School Reform Commission last week adopted a “Doomsday Budget” that is a blueprint for what would happen to the city’s public schools in the fall if the school district does not get additional money.


Credit card stolen as victims slumber

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Critical Mass

Three Northeast churches reel from the news that they must close. Two have decided to fight.


The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to close three NE Philly churches

Mater Dolorosa and St. Joachim, in Frankford, and St. Leo, in Tacony are slated for closure. Parish leaders at St. Leo are planning to fight the decision.


‘I was scared, scared as hell’

Anthony Lapkiewicz of Rhawnhurst recalls fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.