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In early look, slight rise in NE property taxes

If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he  wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.


Catholic League Playoffs: St. Hubert trounces Bishop McDevitt

The St. Hubert basketball team made quick work of Bishop McDevitt in Tuesday night’s first-round home playoff game.


Police Advisory Council bans firearms at its meetings

The ban applies to civilian members of the 2nd PDAC. Cops will continue to carry firearms at the monthly meetings.


Pets of the Week (February 13, 2013)

Shadow loves to run and play



Pets of the Week (February 6, 2013)

Looking for the purr-fect home


When Momma comes calling

As the chairwoman and public face of Dietz & Watson Inc., Ruth “Momma Dietz” Eni pitches her product from Torresdale Avenue to Texas and places in between.


Words of wisdom

Eduardo Soares came to Philadelphia from Brazil in 1999 and managed to pick up a little English.



Concern in the community

— Opinions differed about the hot-button issue of methadone clinics during a recent hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee.