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Around town (July 17, 2013)

Goldman Sachs offering free program


Harbor View announces closure

Harbor View, a senior citizens apartment building on the 9500 block of State Road, will close within the next few months.


The girl next door

A few months ago, Torresdale native Val Keil was tending bar in Northeast Philly. Now, she's Playboy's Miss August 2013.


New law aims to prohibit all types of synthetic marijuana

Gov. Tom Corbett earlier this month signed legislation that makes it harder for the makers of synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs to dodge arrest.


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.