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Perri pleads guilty in ticket scandal

Fortunato N. Perri Sr., a former administrative judge of the city’s Traffic Court, pleaded guilty to four charges in federal court last week in connection with what the U.S. Attorney’s office has called the court’s widespread culture of ticket fixing.

National Night Out will return to Fox Chase this summer

National Night Out will return to Fox Chase after a one-year hiatus.

Partnering could aid Northeast and Montgomery County

State Rep. Brendan Boyle believes there is too much “hyper partisanship” in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C.

Pets of the Week (March 20, 2013)

On the prowl for a new home 

Northeast High staffer transferred after sex accusation

The Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a student continues to work for the city’s public school district, although he no longer has official contact with students.

Springtime festivities in Mayfair

Now that the Shamrock Shuttle and Erin Express have come and gone with few problems, the Mayfair Business Association is looking forward to some successful springtime activities.

Three robbers sought

Police seek the public’s help in identifying three men who robbed a Mayfair convenience store on March 3.

Holmesburg Civic discusses Philly311 smart phone app

Rich Negrin, the city managing director, is really high on the Philly311 smart phone application.

Team J-Cubed Multiple Sclerosis Society Fundraiser March 23

Team J-Cubed will hold its fifth annual beef-and-beer fundraiser to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Saturday, March 23, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5’s new Heroes Ballroom, at 11630 Caroline Road.

Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”