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Pets of the Week (October 20, 2011)

Rabbit needs a home


Oxford Circle man amputates own arm

An Oxford Circle man with a history of mental illness, according to police, used an electric saw to amputate his own arm at his home on Oct. 12.


A political day in the neighborhood

Bill Rubin, the Democratic candidate in the 10th Councilmanic District, enjoys campaigning door-to-door in the various neighborhoods of the district.


Guilty plea in death of officer

William Foster is sentenced to 19 to 40 years in prison for the third-degree murder of Sgt. Timothy Simpson.


‘It doesn’t conform with the neighborhood’

As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.


Crime Log

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Local home hospice owner charged with insurance fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Oct. 12 announced the indictment of the owner of a Northeast-based home hospice care provider on charges that he defrauded Medicare of more than $14 million.


Butkovitz pays visit to Holmesburg Civic meeting

City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.


Party for anti-bullying CD

The public is invited to the free release party for the compact disc All About Bullies  … Big and Small.


Have you seen Northeast’s most wanted?

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast: