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Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.


Willits Road bridge work is in your future

The bridge that carries Willits Road over the Wooden Bridge Run will be reduced to one lane while repairs are made — in mid-2014.


Arson suspected in car fires

Fire investigators believe that arsonists were responsible for burning five parked, unattended cars on Wissinoming streets early Sunday.


Anne Frank School stumps for votes to vie for computers

The faculty and staff at Anne Frank Elementary School are hoping Northeast residents will help the Bowler Street school get $10,000 to buy some new classroom computers.


Suspects sought in shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition with wounds of the neck and head last week after a shooting on a Holmesburg street.


Aria Health has high-tech imaging services

Aria Health, the largest health-care provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, has begun offering outpatient PET/CT imaging services five days a week at its newly constructed outpatient imaging center at 2451 Grant Ave.


Bustleton civic group to weigh proposal for cell tower

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Local Boy Scout honored

Bill Gibson on Sunday was named Constituent of the Year in the 170th Legislative District.


Knowledge is power

Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.


Frankford Civic: Shed is OK

Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.