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Shootings are down in the 15th district

Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District commander, said shootings in the district, the city’s largest and busiest, are down 50 percent over last year.


Around town: September 4, 2013

Local bus company joins Trailways


Let’s start with tomatoes and cheese

Hello, Northeast Philly readers. Welcome to my kitchen! Come in, sit down, stay a while and let’s talk about good food.  It’s been some time since I last wrote the weekly food column for the Northeast Times, and although I haven’t been writing about food in the Times, I certainly have been collecting recipes and cooking. It’s déjà vu – with great classic recipes and many exciting, new ones.


Art imitating life

Mayfair native Rachel Holt said she based her one-act, one-woman show on real life experiences of dealing with loved ones who have struggled with drug addiction. 


Healthcare reform a top priority for Arkoosh

First in a series of profiles of the candidates running for Allyson Schwartz’s vacated congressional seat.


Labor of love

Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.


The enemy within

Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.   


Returning to her roots

Former principal and president of St. Hubert, Joanne Walls is now back with the Bambies.  


Lawmaker will host meeting on drug rehabs

State Rep. James Clay (D-179th dist.) will be conducting a town hall meeting on illegal recovery houses in Frankford from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the second-floor conference room of Aria Health’s Frankford campus, 4900 Frankford Ave.


Republican candidates attend annual clambake

The Republican candidates for district attorney and city controller were at the party’s annual clambake Sunday at Cannstatter’s, arguing that the GOP needs to fight harder against the entrenched Democratic machine.