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How to be a merry — not sad — holiday shopper

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly has urged consumers to exercise caution during the holiday season to avoid common problems, scams and fraud.


Your generosity is giving others a happy holiday

Another holiday season is at hand, just more than two weeks away, and it’s another holiday season when readers of the Northeast Times have again been so compassionate and caring in helping us to provide turkey dinners and presents to people in need in our region.


Firefighters extinguish four blazes in the Northeast

Philadelphia firefighters put out three fires in the Northeast on Sunday and doused another on Nov. 22.


Frankford resident kills two home invaders

A Frankford resident who earlier this month had been the victim of a burglary killed two men who broke into his home and wounded two others the night before Thanksgiving, police said.


Our readers are helping to deliver smiles

Day by day, the clock is ticking. So much to do, it seems, and so little time to do it. In just more than three weeks, families around the Northeast will be celebrating with loved ones, preoccupied by the joy and goodwill of the season.


Get the bulldozers ready!

Work is about to begin on construction of a 4.5-acre park near the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.


Will costly dispute lead ETCA and tavern to a deal?

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association and the owner of Maggie’s Waterfront Café seemed to agree on at least one thing during the ETCA’s monthly meeting on Nov. 14.



Shopper robbed on Black Friday

It was a bad day for an early-morning Black Friday shopper at  Franklin Mills mall but it could have been worse.


For firefighter widows, a gift from the heart

Kathy Perpetua, the Holme Circle woman who sells handmade rosary beads, last week donated $2,235 to the widows’ fund of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.