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Diabetic or not, enjoy healthy meals

Holiday dining and celebrations are a culinary challenge for most Americans, especially those with diet-related illnesses. While I’m not a diabetic, my family medical history provides a cautionary tale. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.6 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, but only 17.9 million people actually have been diagnosed. This means approximately 5.7 million people have diabetes and don’t know it.


Tips on avoiding scam artists following Hurricane Sandy

The Internal Revenue Service warns residents to be careful of those who will try to get them to donate to phony charities or give up personal identification.


Former operator of T&T bar in Frankford sentenced to prison

Shamus Armsted of West Philadelphia formerly ran the old T&T bar at Margaret and Hawthorne streets. He was convicted in June of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting of two people who were protesting outside his bar. Armsted was sentenced Wednesday to seven to 20 years in prison.


Somerton parents to pay back tuition to Lower Moreland school district

Hamlet and Olesia Garcia waived a preliminary hearing today after the Montgomery County district attorney's office agreed to recommend an ARD program instead of going to trial. The couple will have to pay more than $10,000 in tuition for enrolling their daughter in a Lower Moreland kindergarten while living in Somerton.


Biking and hiking paths to be built at Rush State Park

The 275-acre park in Northeast Philadelphia has been largely undeveloped for decades. A ground-breaking ceremony will be held Nov. 19 for the improvements.


How NE Philly candidates fared in yesterday's election

Unofficial results in Pennsylvania for the major party candidates for national, statewide and state House and Senate seats.


WEATHER UPDATE

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has dropped its high-winds advisory for the Greater Philadelphia area as wet snow continues to fall.


Pets of the Week (November 7, 2012)

Remy is a very special girl


Holme Circle Civic will elect new officers at next meeting

The Holme Circle Civic Association will elect new executive board officers during the group’s next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28.