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Shopper robbed on Black Friday

It was a bad day for an early-morning Black Friday shopper at  Franklin Mills mall but it could have been worse.


For firefighter widows, a gift from the heart

Kathy Perpetua, the Holme Circle woman who sells handmade rosary beads, last week donated $2,235 to the widows’ fund of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.


Driver sought in hit-and-run

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a bicyclist early on Nov. 21 on the 500 block of Alburger Ave. in Bustleton,


A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.


Fields of dreams to come true

Father Judge High School will have home turf when the nearby Ramp Playground is upgraded.


Normandy’s OK with police-training proposal

Residents approve the site on Woodhaven Road.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.


Bustleton civic group gives members an attendance test

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League have amended the group’s bylaws to require new members to attend at least one monthly meeting before they are eligible to vote on matters before the organization. Members must live in the 19115 ZIP code.


Will costly dispute lead ETCA and tavern to a deal?

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association and the owner of Maggie’s Waterfront Café seemed to agree on at least one thing during the ETCA’s monthly meeting on Nov. 14.


Boy Scout Troop 444 helps to revive local war memorial

Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.