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Dreams of 2013

The year 2012 is history. How many of you kept your New Year’s resolution all year?


Couple claims innocence in school fraud case

A Somerton couple accused of illegally enrolling their daughter in kindergarten at a Lower Moreland school waived their Dec. 19 trial court arraignment on felony theft charges mere weeks after parting ways with their defense attorney and hiring a new one.


Debt drains NE Center

The Northeast Community Center has been closed, foreclosed, sold and its locks have been changed, but the non-profit center’s executive director still has hope and still can see a future.


Four honored in 2nd Police District

Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.


JEVS honors graduate with Inspiration Award

— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.


Pets of the Week (December 26, 2012)

Say hello to Martin


Rhawnhurst NORC offers ways to skip the holiday stress

Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.


Holmesburg Civic hears about foster parenting

Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.


Former bank teller among 10 charged in check-forging conspiracy

Authorities have identified a Wissinoming woman and former bank teller as a pivotal figure in an elaborate check-forging scheme that netted about $40,000 in proceeds.


8th district officers honored for stellar service

Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.