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Landlords under fire

— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.


Investigation leads to firings in cop killing case

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is happy that the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole last Friday terminated three employees who were in charge of supervising the killer of Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.


Holiday Happenings

Check out our big day-by-day list of holiday concerts, tree lightings and other events.


Fox-Rok scores big

Champs: The Fox-Rok Ravens cadet team will be traveling to Florida on Friday to compete in the


Pets of the Week (November 28, 2012)

Jemma’s a real gem


Local schools awarded scholarship money

Bill Goetz, a CSX Corp. vice president, recalled a time not too long ago when Catholic and private schools were seen as institutions that would be open forever.


Hurricane Sandy first responders get holiday meals

Hundreds of first responders at the Jersey Shore got a taste of home for Thanksgiving despite having been rendered homeless by the effects of Hurricane Sandy.


Open house at the vet’s office

The Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic welcomes the community to attend an open house for its new veterinary practice at 3310 Grant Ave. in the Grant-Academy Shopping Center this Saturday.


Santa is coming to Holmesburg

Santa Claus will celebrate the grand reopening of the Holmesburg branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.


U. Holmesburg to discuss apartment building

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association plans to discuss a zoning application for an apartment building at 8433 Torresdale Ave. during the civic group’s next monthly meeting on Dec. 20.