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Wall of Sorrow

As the monument nears its 25th anniversary, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute in granite that stirs pride, inspiration, and never-ending sadness.


Two suspects sought in jewelry store heist

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two armed men who made off with jewelry worth more than $200,000 from the Belaggio jewelry store on the 2100 block of Cottman Ave. at 4:50 p.m. last Friday.


Pets of the Week (November 9, 2011)

Light up your life with Lightning


Teenager tied up during home invasion

A teenager was tied up during a home invasion Monday morning on the 5300 block of Oakland St. in Frankford.


A bigger and better Y

It’s fun to be at the expanded Northeast Family YMCA in the Far Northeast.


Man killed in Blvd. crash

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed Sunday afternoon in a Roosevelt Boulevard traffic accident.


Police officer charged with assault

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault, reckless endangerment and conspiracy in connection with a February 2010 fight involving his girlfriend and three other women.


Suspect nabbed in Kmart burglary

Philadelphia police on Nov. 2 arrested a man who allegedly burglarized a Frankford Kmart store last month.


A voice for women military vets

The wars on terrorism have given women a higher profile in the military and on the battlefield. Six years ago, based on her own Army experiences, Cathy Santos started the National Alliance of Women Veterans to highlight important issues and protect their interests.


Making our veterans comfortable

Volunteers with Home Depot and the organization Mission Continues recently helped restore the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House in West Philadelphia. Jason Stambaugh (pictured) was among 80 volunteers who aided the cause to spruce up the home for vets in need of shelter.