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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.


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.