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Blast off!

— Father Judge students recently ignited their own version of rocket science on the school's soccer field.

'Treasury Hunt' yields cash for local residents

— As some residents in the 169th district are finding out, it pays to check your mail and be well-read.

Grassroots protest

— In Parkwood Manor, neighbors decry the loss of woods behind their homes to a parking lot. But a tour bus operator says he did everything 'by the book.'

An Appreciation of the life of Edward Kelly

Don Brennan, long-time executive editor of the News Gleaner, remembers Ed Kelly's passion and persistence when he was pushing one of his projects. A funeral Mass was held today for Kelly, a major contributor to life in Northeast Philly.

All the right moves

— For the past two decades, Olga Kresin has been teaching students ages 4 to 24 at her ballet school in the Klein JCC in Northeast Philly.

Funeral services set for legendary Ed Kelly

Funeral services are planned for Friday for Rhawnhurst’s Ed Kelly, founder of the wildly popular Pennypack Park Music Festival and former executive director of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Foundation to manage 17 Catholic schools

The presidents of local Catholic high schools were reacting favorably to Tuesday’s announcement that an independent entity will take over management of the archdiocesan system.