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At Fels, they're working for improvements

— Editor’s Note: In this second of two parts, the Northeast Times examines programs and initiatives at Samuel Fels High School that have helped reduce the frequency of serious student misconduct while improving attendance, truancy rates and standardized test scores.




Union claims fire deaths were ‘preventable’

In calling for Commissioner Lloyd Ayers’ resignation, Local 22 cites 'fatal mistakes' in the fire department's response to the April 9 fire in East Kensington.




For Share Shamayim, it's the golden year

— The Bustleton synagogue marks its 50th birthday this year. On Sunday, congregants will celebrate in style.


Prosecutor grills Lynn about protecting minors

When Monsignor William Lynn took the witness stand in his own defense, he testified repeatedly that he did the best he could, within his limited power, to investigate child sex abuse allegations that had been made against parish priests.