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Celebrating 100 years

Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.


PSPCA continues to search for cats in Bustleton home

A Bustleton home so infested with vermin that it was declared unfit for human habitation likely won’t be demolished by the city even though the Department of Licenses and Inspections also posted it as structurally unsafe.


Great ways to eat Chia seeds

 Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?


Pets of the Week (July 17, 2013)

Sossa needs a home


NE residents start planning for Philadelphia2035

Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians. 


Methadone clinic owner defends action to open a facility in Holmesburg

Michelle Yanovsky says she and fellow clinic owners had preferred another site.


Pets of the Week (July 10, 2013)

Want these pets?


Bustleton home infested with dead cats, rats, fleas

PSPCA workers were back in Bustleton on Monday to search for cats believed to be  hiding in a decrepit, vermin-infested home.


Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish.


Ryan High School names new principal

The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education last week announced the appointment of Jim Meredith as principal of Archbishop Ryan High School.