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Indelible Memories

With the help of a teenage friend, a Holocaust survivor finds there are enough recollections of a difficult life to fill a book.


Brown: Mayor, c’mon to the meeting!

A mayoral town-hall meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Ironworkers Local 401’s Bridgemen’s Hall, 11600 Norcom Road.


Normandy Civic recaps summer happenings during meeting

Things happened during the summer, the Normandy Civic Association’s president, John Wisniewski, told members Sept. 20 during their first meeting in several months. There were stories of vandals, burglars, skunks and a naked lady. 


It’s a beautiful day

The Somerton Civic Association’s inaugural Community Day was held recently at the Fellowship Bible Church in Somerton.


Flyers are grounded, but wait ’til 2012!

Welcome to Kids Stuff. Today’s column includes a brief recap of all the major changes that have transpired with our NHL team, the Philadelphia Flyers.


Feeling that tacony pride

It was the 20th anniversary of the Tacony History Day celebration on Sept. 17, and the traditional parade along Torresdale Avenue was complemented by community events on the grounds of the Disston Recreation Center. 


A community effort

The district attorney’s efforts to bring justice closer to home is getting good reviews, for now.


Snuggle with Toph

Toph is a young social black and white girl that was adopted with her brother Aang (solid gray short hair) as kittens; but sadly they were returned because of divorce. The siblings can go to separate homes or go home together. 


Terrance needs a new home

Terrance (A13822974) is a 1-2 year old lovable, terrier/pit mix that weighs approximately 38 pounds. Terrance passed tests for all types of aggression and gets along well with other dogs and cats. For more information or to adopt Terrance, email kdingler@pspca.org or visit him in person at the Philadelphia Animal Care and Control shelter at 111 W. Hunting Park Ave.


The 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 compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.