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Healing wounded minds

It’s fair to say that not all wounds a veteran may suffer while in military service are physical.


Changes could be in store for some House districts

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


Good to be home

When a veteran dies at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road, the death is marked with a military ceremony — and dignity. 


Tacony seeks corridor manager

The Tacony Community Development Corporation is accepting resumes for a newly created full-time position of commercial corridor manager.


A family’s love is forever

Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.


Bustleton Civic to discuss zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will discuss neighborhood zoning issues and vote on bylaws changes when they meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Temple Beth Ami, 9201 Old Bustleton Ave.


The Vet Center Northeast: You’ve got a friend

People who are getting out of the service have trouble readjusting to family life and, just as often, their families have a tough time getting used to them again, too.


Heralding the chapel

The Rev. James E. Tallman and his wife Pat cut the ribbon in The Rev. James E. Tallman Meditation Chapel at the Wesley Enhanced Living retirement community, at 8401 Roosevelt Blvd. Rev. Tallman served as president of the facility from 1983-99. The Spiritual Life Campaign, made up of residents, raised $81,000 for construction. Residents, their families and employees are able to pray, meditate and participate in small group study. The chapel features a piece of original artwork, a bronze and gold structure of the Burning Bush and a handcrafted altar. 


Big drama in at-large race

On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.


PECO’s substation set ablaze

If you saw somebody near PECO’s substation at Rhawn and Ditman streets late on Oct. 24, what you know might be worth a lot of money.