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Teva backs out of Red Lion center

— Plans for a big distribution center at the site are halted as new top management reviews company strategy.


Not your average walk in the park

— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.


Guardian angels swoop in for kids

About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.


Fire! Emergency on board

A fire has erupted in space.


Teva drops plans for big distribution center in NE Philly

The international drug maker said it had decided to cease development plans for the site on Red Lion Road. The 136-acre property had been home to the former Island Green golf course.


Smedley School wants a new playground

Mastery Charter Smedley Elementary School, 1790 Bridge St. in Frankford, is competing to win up to $50,000 for a new playground in an online contest sponsored by Clorox.


Senior volunteer group has a new project director

Bill England has been appointed the new project director for the Philadelphia area’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.


Pets of the Week (December 12, 2012)

Fifi wants a Merry Christmas


Burholme cop charged with fraud

A police officer from Burholme was charged last week with insurance fraud related to an August accident in Summerdale.


AC units targeted for copper

Thieves looking to cash in on high metal prices have been walking away with copper downspouts, iron manhole covers, brass mailboxes and even bronze plaques from veterans’ graves.