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How to be a merry — not sad — holiday shopper

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly has urged consumers to exercise caution during the holiday season to avoid common problems, scams and fraud.


Arson suspected in car fires

Fire investigators believe that arsonists were responsible for burning five parked, unattended cars on Wissinoming streets early Sunday.


Suspects sought in shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition with wounds of the neck and head last week after a shooting on a Holmesburg street.


Aria Health has high-tech imaging services

Aria Health, the largest health-care provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, has begun offering outpatient PET/CT imaging services five days a week at its newly constructed outpatient imaging center at 2451 Grant Ave.


Chiropractor charged with sexual assault

A Somerton chiropractor was ordered last Thursday to stand trial on charges he sexually assaulted a 69-year-old female patient last summer.


Local Boy Scout honored

Bill Gibson on Sunday was named Constituent of the Year in the 170th Legislative District.


Toys for Tots campaign gets help

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.



Knowledge is power

Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.


They’re wary of Telfair Road plan

Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.