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Game officials still look for any testy beavers in park

Jerry Czech, a Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer,  till wants people to stay out of Pennypack Creek for the next week or so. 


Sulock, Gallagher are Officers of Month in 8th Police District

The 8th Police District named Officers Gregory Sulock and Stefan Gallagher as Officers of the Month for April for rescuing a woman from a burning apartment building on April 28.


School journeys to 1961 with time capsule

A letter could be mailed with a 5-cent stamp when the cornerstone of Bustleton Elementary School was laid back in 1961. 


Abraham Lincoln High students awarded scholarships

Three Abraham Lincoln High School seniors recently were awarded $1,000 college scholarships from Comcast.


Trying to make sense of a tragedy

William Tyrek Wilkinson made an impression on those who knew him. He gave up his own life while trying to save another’s.


Holme Circle discusses zoning issues and traffic

Two immediate neighborhood problems — a rash of burglaries and traffic snarls around the Holme Avenue bridge reconstruction — dominated discussion at the May 25 meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association.


McColgan criticizes school district interim budget

Joe McColgan, a Republican candidate for an at-large City Council seat, is criticizing School Reform Commission chairman Robert Archie and superintendent Arlene Ackerman for an interim budget that was adopted last week.


SPIN welcomes state reps to legislative breakfast

State law requires Pennsylvania to pass its annual budget by June 30, and Special People In Northeast Inc. picked a good time to host a legislative breakfast.


Priest in abuse case disputes charge

Monsignor William Lynn, the first member of the Roman Catholic Church’s American leadership to be charged with child endangerment for allegedly enabling sexually abusive priests, maintained in court on Monday that prosecutors were mistaken to charge him at all.


Man stepped in path of train, police say

A man who walked onto railroad tracks in front of an onrushing Amtrak train on Saturday did it intentionally, according to police.