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Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.


Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.


Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.


How NE Philly candidates fared in yesterday's election

Unofficial results in Pennsylvania for the major party candidates for national, statewide and state House and Senate seats.


Election Day blog — Stack wins big

Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.


It's Obama in a landslide — in student mock election

When the students at Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School in Lower Mayfair held a mock election on Monday, President Obama outpolled Mitt Romney, 402-200.


Romney tells Yardley crowd Obama fell 'very short' on promises

Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton campaigns on behalf of President Obama at a rally at Montgomery County Community College this afternoon.


Robbery spree continues despite storm

Hurricane Sandy’s rain and wind failed to slow a knife-wielding man who robbed several Northeast Philly fast food restaurants, a gas station and his own relative before and during the storm, Philadelphia


Lemons add zest to marinades

If you’re trying to reduce the amount of salt you use to season your savory dishes, try lemon juice. Nothing adds zest or intensity to a dish like a squeeze of lemon. Lemons also act as a flavor catalyst, preparing the taste buds for the next flavor.