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Court reverses zoning decision, permits methadone clinic

A methadone clinic is one big step closer to opening at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg.


City Council passes $3.8 billion budget

Council passes a 2014 budget that members say stabilizes taxes and adds more cops and firefighters.


Chamber awards students scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.


City Council adopts $3.8 billion budget, cigarette tax

City Council members gave their final OK to a $3.8 billion 2014 operating budget on Thursday before recessing for the summer.


Wired up

When Alanna Rosado was a freshman at all-girls St. Hubert High School, she learned that all-boys Father Judge welcomed Bambies to join its robotics team.


Council sets 2014 tax rate

As expected, City Council on June 13 set a tax rate, or millage, of $1,340 per $100,000 of property value. Members also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption for owners who live in their homes.


Rhawnhurst couple to be tried in son’s death

Brandon Scott Schaible, just 7 months old, had a terrible few days in mid-April, according to court testimony.


Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.


Irish music to play in park

A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.


Kiwanis Club awards scholarships to local students

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont last week presented scholarship awards to three local college students, a graduating high school senior and a graduating eighth-grader.