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He lives in what?

Terry Visconto resides in a former convent in Rhawnhurst that was converted into his family’s funeral home. The home will be featured on the television show ‘You Live in What?’


Henon has key vote on paid sick days bill

Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.


Senate votes to abolish Traffic Court

Less than one month after 12 people were indicted in an alleged ticket-fixing scheme, the Pa. Senate has voted to eliminate Philadelphia’s Traffic Court.


2nd PDAC bans guns from meetings

In what might be a first for a Northeast community group, the 2nd Police District Advisory Council has banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings.


Three resignations at Busleton Civic

Three members of a five-person executive board of the Greater Bustleton Civic League — vice president Harry Haberkern, corresponding secretary Maureen Greene and treasurer Bob Hall — recently resigned, said Jack O’Hara, the league’s president.





Public League playoffs: Frankford drops heartbreaker to Bartram

— Khayri Washington’s three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining gave Bartram the 52-51 win.


Shamrock Shuttle, Easter egg hunt in Mayfair

As the date of the Shamrock Shuttle approaches, bar owners have reached an agreement with community leaders, the 15th Police District and elected officials to help ensure a peaceful celebration.