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Body found in burning car

Firefighters made a grisly discovery after they extinguished a burning car in Pennypack Park last Thursday. There was a human body in the vehicle’s trunk.


Judge won’t cut time in child molestation case

A Philadelphia judge has refused to reduce lengthy prison terms given to a priest and former school teacher who were convicted of molesting a Northeast altar boy. 


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


Lawncrest celebrates 4th of July with parade, festivities

The 98th annual Lawncrest 4th of July celebration is set for Thursday.


Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

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Family ties to Gettysburg

Amateur historian Robert Campbell researched the family roots of his fiancée, Marilyn Gross, and found a direct connection between her Northeast Philadelphia family and the Battle of Gettysburg. 


Down time

The city demolishes the charred remains of what had once been a showplace home in the Far Northeast. 


Sweeney Field

Friends, family and colleagues remember fallen firefighter Daniel Sweeney with a second-annual softball tournament at Fox Chase Rec Center.


Eat healthy and keep active

 Summer months are the perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many: overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.


Four St. Martin of Tours pupils given scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation earlier this month presented four scholarships at the St. Martin of Tours Elementary School graduation awards ceremony.