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Klein Branch mourns the meal lady

The staff at the JCC Klein Branch recently honored the memory of colleague Nina Cohen, who died June 1 after a brief battle with cancer.


A new Crusader in charge

The Rev. James E. Dalton, a 1962 Judge graduate, is returning to his roots as the Crusaders’ new principal.


Tacony couple held on drug, prostitution charges

Philadelphia police investigating a suspected house of prostitution in Tacony got a bonus last Thursday — they also made a drug bust there.


NE man shot to death; killer sought

Gunfire claimed the life of a Castor Gardens man and wounded a 17-year-old boy last Thursday night.


Suspect nabbed in robbery of Wissinoming grocery

Philadelphia police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for at least one of two armed robberies at a Wissinoming grocery store last month.


Heroic honors

The 40-plus police officers and firefighters honored last week at state Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s 14th annual appreciation banquet seemed genuinely pleased to be singled out for outstanding work.


Friends of Pennypack Park shines during latest cleanup

Volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park removed 84 bags of trash, six bags of recyclable cans and numerous other loose items from the park in two cleanup events on May 28 and June 25.


Unnatural elements

Teenagers have repeatedly defaced the Thoreau’s Hut art installation in Pennypack Park with vandalism and trash.


A walk in the park

Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.


Slime sublime

Dow chemists show camp kids that making colored goop can be a fun science lesson.