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In at-large race, the Oh factor prevails

Lawyer David Oh came oh so close to victory in his previous bids for City Council. This time around, he captures the prize.


Millbrook: It’s time to resurrect Town Watch

Millbrook is a small neighborhood, but it has its problems. Youths selling drugs and fighting are a couple of examples, and a few residents want to re-form a neighborhood Town Watch to address those problems before they grow.


Reward offered for the capture of jewelry store robbers

The Citizens Crime Commission on Monday announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of two men responsible for the violent armed robbery of a Northeast jewelry store on Nov. 4.


Relay for Life is seeking volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers and teams for the first-ever Relay for Life of Northeast Philadelphia. 


Two bank robbers sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint on Aug. 20. Authorities released surveillance photos of the suspects last week.



For O’Neill, it wasn’t even close

Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.


Henon cruises to win in 6th Councilmanic District

Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.


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:


O’Brien is headed for City Hall

After more than three decades in Harrisburg, Dennis O’Brien will be a city councilman in January.