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They’re wary of Telfair Road plan

Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


Mayfair is shining bright

The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.


Pickup driver dies in crash

Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


City Web site can be resource for community projects

The city has a Web site that gives a rundown of  eighborhood projects — or ideas for projects — to help residents join forces and look for resources to get things done.


A different war story

For Cody Nickell, a stage play focusing on two slaves, a wounded Confederate soldier and a life-changing Passover seder required some out-of-the-norm research.


Charlie Chuckle

A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.


Toys for Tots campaign gets help

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.


Mystery ailment at Father Judge High

“I’m baffled. We’ve had agencies look at different things and they can’t find anything.” — Father Joseph Campellone, president of Father Judge


The bucks stop at Holy Family for library upgrade

With a big assist from state Sen. Mike Stack, Sister Francesca Onley is one happy college president.