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Lawncrest man charged with animal cruelty

A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA. 


40 years later, local preschool continues to thrive

Forty years ago, a young assistant pastor was looking for a preschool in the Northwood area for his son.


Volunteers clean up Pennypack Park on Earth Day

Thirty-one volunteers and city workers celebrated Earth Day on April 27 by removing 55 bags of debris, plus two bags of recyclable cans from Pennypack Park. 


Police charge pair stole van, tools

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 38-year-old David O’Keefe of Croydon, Bucks County, with 56 counts of theft, receiving stolen property, weapons, conspiracy and related offenses in connection with the alleged theft of 31 Econoline and Chevrolet Express contractor vans. Many of the crimes occurred in the Northeast. 


Around town events (May 15, 2013)

Homestead exemption deadline extended


Pets of the Week (May 15, 2013)

Percy and Jackson need brotherly love


Networking is the name of the game at Expo

Hundreds of people turned out at Holy Family University on May 8 to mingle, chat, network and nosh at the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 91st Business Expo. They also got to meet former Eagles great Ron Jaworski.


It’s her ministry

Holme Circle’s Kathy Perpetua visited Nazareth Academy and taught the students how to make rosaries.


FOP survivors’ benefit is Saturday

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 will hold its 17th annual police survivors benefit on Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at its hall at 11630 Caroline Road.


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Police Officers Michael Murphy and Mary Luce-Caterino were recognized as Officers of the Month for the 7th district during an award presentation ceremony at the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting on April 18.