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9-year-old’s joyride ends in crash

A 9-year-old boy critically injured himself on Sunday when he took his parents’ car for a joyride and crashed it on busy Roosevelt Boulevard.


Frankford shooting wounds man

Police are investigating a Sept. 26 shooting in Frankford that left a 27-year-old man with a stomach wound.


Local Friends clean up Pennypack

Employees of Vanguard Corp. teamed with 20 volunteers from the Friends of Pennypack Park and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation to clean up and beautify Pennypack On the Delaware on Sept. 24. 


Beware of deer, Pa. Gaming Commission warns drivers

Northeast motorists should be on the lookout for whitetail deer and drive with extra caution at night. The deer are looking for love, not autos. It’s fall, and that’s the deers’ breeding season, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission. 


Indelible Memories

With the help of a teenage friend, a Holocaust survivor finds there are enough recollections of a difficult life to fill a book.


It’s a beautiful day

The Somerton Civic Association’s inaugural Community Day was held recently at the Fellowship Bible Church in Somerton.


Golf fund-raiser will benefit autism school

The Autistic Endeavors Learning Center will hold a golf outing on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, 3801 Grant Ave.


A community effort

The district attorney’s efforts to bring justice closer to home is getting good reviews, for now.


Feeling that tacony pride

It was the 20th anniversary of the Tacony History Day celebration on Sept. 17, and the traditional parade along Torresdale Avenue was complemented by community events on the grounds of the Disston Recreation Center. 


Good news about Holme Ave. bridge

The monthly meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association featured some really good news and some not-so-good news.