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Cool way to recycle the fridge

At a new plant in Bridesburg, a sophisticated process is getting rid of mountains of appliances that have outlived their usefulness. Even better, say company reps, the process is good news for the environment.


Celebrate 20 years of Tacony history this Saturday

Organizers believe the annual Tacony History Day festivities are special every year, but especially this year.


City Council’s new boundaries are taking shape

All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.


Modena Park man avoids additional jail time in stalker case

Batman’s leotards must be made of Teflon, because nothing seems to stick to the Northeast Philly guy who often likes to dress up as the caped crusader.


Gunfire erupts at Tacony pool hall

A man suffered at least six wounds of the chest, arms and legs during a Sept. 6 shooting at a Tacony pool hall, but he has survived the attack, Philadelphia police say.


No court appearance for Bevilacqua, for now

There was a good chance that Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua wouldn’t be in court last week. 


Benefit will aid family of teen struck by car

Katie O’Donnell’s and the Fraternal Order of Police will host a benefit for the family of Timmy Connors on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 2 to 6 p.m.


Legal Maneuvers

Northeast native Sam Pond developed his work ethic in a variety of jobs. But he settled into law and, these days, likes to bang heads with insurance companies that turn balky when it comes time to satisfy claims.


Philadelphia Catholic school teachers strike

Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools opened last week with lay teachers walking a picket line, and both sides were continuing negotiations as the Times went to press on Tuesday.