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Incumbents sweep the election

— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.


Are you one of the lucky ones who can help?

A good friend of mine, an editor at The Wall Street Journal, spent last week living in a tent in his basement. After the lights went out at his home on Staten Island, he and his wife and two young children started camping out in their cellar because it turned out to be the warmest spot in their house.


Residents can take out trash earlier

The 10th Councilmanic District has been added to a pilot program that permits residents and small businesses to place their trash out for collection two hours earlier for the next five months.


Police seek burglary suspect

A 65-year-old man carrying more than $800 in cash became a strong-arm robbery victim on Oct. 30 at a Wissinoming gas station.


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.



Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.


Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.


Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.


Election Day blog — Stack wins big

Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.