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Area civic groups set meetings

Capt. Deborah Kelly, commander of the 8th Police District, invites the public to attend her next town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 8th district headquarters, Academy and Red Lion roads. Residents of the district will be able to discuss pubic safety issues with the captain.




Jury selection begins in trial of ex-CLIP employees

Jury selection in the trial of five former city workers accused of ransacking homes began Tuesday. The trial itself was expected to begin late Wednesday or Thursday this week.


Northeast robber gets 107 years in prison

A federal judge on Sept. 8 ordered a Philadelphia man to serve 107 years and one day in prison for the armed robberies of five Northeast businesses in 2006 and 2007.


Mater Dolorosa: A century of history

“That’s special, to keep it going a hundred years.” — Rev. John J. Large


Civic groups are getting back to business

Labor Day is past and that means many civic associations throughout the Northeast will resume their general meeting schedules. The meetings are free and open to the public.


Cops want man for questioning in shooting

Philadelphia police are searching for a man nicknamed “Smurf” in connection with the shooting of a man Friday night in Upper Holmesburg.


Bevilacqua court appearance up in the air

A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.


Police think bank robber made a second call

Before the rain started on Aug. 27, a robber swept into the Vist Bank on the 8000 block of Verree Road and was in the pre-Irene wind with more than 12 grand a few minutes later.