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Cheers for students

The Times and the Rotary Club salute five graduating seniors for academics and efforts in the community.

Enjoying a change of scenery

The actors on the Walnut Street Theatre stage look good. But Dan Schultz has the challenging job of making the stage look good.

Mayfair man pleads guilty to molestation charges

A former soccer coach from Mayfair last week pleaded guilty to several child-molestation and child pornography charges. Vincent Mickle, 34, will be sentenced Sept. 19.

Smash-and-grab burglar hits Northeast stores

The Roosevelt Boulevard corridor in the Far Northeast has become a magnet for smash-and-grab-style commercial burglars in recent days, according to Philadelphia police.

Council aide seeks solution for Torresdale Avenue market

Members of the Frankford Civic Association considered two zoning issues during their June 9 meeting, but the biggest topic discussed was a weekend flea market that has sprung up and has been growing on the 4200 block of Torresdale Ave. during the past year.

Game officials still look for any testy beavers in park

Jerry Czech, a Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer,  till wants people to stay out of Pennypack Creek for the next week or so. 

Sulock, Gallagher are Officers of Month in 8th Police District

The 8th Police District named Officers Gregory Sulock and Stefan Gallagher as Officers of the Month for April for rescuing a woman from a burning apartment building on April 28.

School journeys to 1961 with time capsule

A letter could be mailed with a 5-cent stamp when the cornerstone of Bustleton Elementary School was laid back in 1961. 

Abraham Lincoln High students awarded scholarships

Three Abraham Lincoln High School seniors recently were awarded $1,000 college scholarships from Comcast.

Trying to make sense of a tragedy

William Tyrek Wilkinson made an impression on those who knew him. He gave up his own life while trying to save another’s.