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A new & improved rest stop

Betty Johnson Ewart was at the Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery two weeks ago, recalling her history with the property at 930 Adams Ave. in Northwood.


Calendar (June 16, 2011)

Friday, June 17


Life after legacy

Northeast Catholic High was the legacy. How’s life been for its exiles? It gets mixed grades.


Helping lives through a Death Race

John Stankiewicz spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps about two decades ago, but the 37-year-old Pine Valley resident still hasn’t shaken boot camp from his system.


Fitzpatrick blasts budget at town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said babies born in 2011 are victims of “intergenerational theft,” blaming some federal lawmakers for failing to rein in the budget deficit.


Featherman concedes razor-thin loss in mayoral primary

John Featherman last week conceded the Republican mayoral primary to Karen Brown.


Boyle strives to improve neglected properties in Northeast

When Kevin Boyle campaigned last year in the 172nd Legislative District, his top issues included negligent, out-of-town property owners.


Police arrest would-be scam artist who ‘note’-ified victims

Police have arrested a would-be scam artist who they allege left numerous written threats on women’s vehicles outside of department stores in the Northeast and South Philadelphia.


Special reward for some special children

Generous donation of books brings plenty of smiles to staffers and young ones at Mayfair child-care center.


Perfect Timing

Washington High grad Josh Goldberg can’t remember the last time he missed a day of school. No wonder. In 13 years of schooling, he never missed one.