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Want to help? Let’s talk turkey

Here are a few ways to help your fellow man. After that, the Wings will help you enjoy cloud nine.


Veterans preference

The federal government is making it worth employers’ while to hire military veterans.


Two suspects sought in Wawa carjacking

Police are looking for a man and a woman who wanted a ride badly enough to steal one.


Lawncrest has a lot on its plate

Members of the Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed officials from the 2nd Police District and the city managing director’s office.


Search continues for knife-wielding robber

A knife-wielding robber took two senior women on a horrifying ride after carjacking them outside a Northeast Wal-Mart on Nov. 15. Police seek the public’s help in identifying the thug.


Tacony man charged in multiple stabbings

A Tacony man has been arrested and charged with stabbing five people during a bloody rampage on Nov. 6 inside his home.


On the other side

A former Philadelphia Police captain and community leader from the Far Northeast winds up on the other side of the law at an Occupy Wall Street confrontation in New York City.


Vandals strike quickly at Holme Avenue bridge

Nobody ever said living in a city is all sweetness and light. Even a happy story has a dark side.


Cardinal Bevilacqua will meet with judge

Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina wants to determine if the ex-archbishop is competent to testify in the trial of one of his former aides.


Thanks to you, our fund is helping others

I am grateful to have a roof over our heads. My SSI doesn’t go very far. I would like to give my son a nice dinner and maybe a gift for Christmas. He is what I live for.