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St. Martin of Tours students awarded scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation presented three scholarships at the recent St. Martin of Tours graduation awards ceremony.


He's not so mad after all

“I wear a white lab coat,” the mad scientist said. “Why? Because it looks cool.”


School district honors Mora

The School District of Philadelphia has named Edwin Forrest School’s Sharon Mora its teacher of the year for 2010-11.


Ex-judge sets his sights on Brady’s congressional seat

The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.


Unexpected detour on Holme Avenue

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation had every intention of keeping traffic flowing on Holme Avenue during a 20-month bridge reconstruction project just east of Holme Circle.


Remembering their fallen hero

A plaque was dedicated last week outside 25th Police District headquarters in memory of Joaquin “Jack” Montijo, an off-duty police officer shot to death in 1990.


Northeast native tapped as top man in space

Chris Ferguson, a graduate of St. Martha Grammar School and Archbishop Ryan High School, will serve as commander of NASA’s final space shuttle mission.


Police Beat

Northeast GameStop store held up at gunpoint


Janitor arrested for alleged sexual assaults

A Far Northeast Philadelphia Catholic grade school janitor was arrested early this month in connection with a series of alleged sexual assaults of children who have not attended the school.


Pedestrian killed by car

A motorist struck and killed a woman as she was walking across a street near her Tacony home on Sunday morning.