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Protests drown out mayor’s budget talk

The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.


Building a foundation

— New Foundations high schoolers are finally in a building of their own, on Rhawn Street, across the street from the elementary school.


‘Healthcare in Retirement’ topic of NORC meeting

Two financial advisers visited last month’s meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community and outlined how senior citizens could pay for life’s essentials. 


15th PDAC recognizes officers Hall and Winkler

The 15th Police District Advisory Council honored Raymond Hall and Michael Winkler as January’s Officers of the Month for an arrest they made of a man who is accused of carrying a gun that had been stolen in a robbery.


Protests drown out mayor’s budget talk

The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.


Gola honored as Atlantic 10 basketball legend

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Former All-Star Tom Gola was a shoo-in to be chosen for the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends.


Nutter proposes $3.75 billion budget for 2014

Mayor Michael Nutter supplied a missing number for property owners to figure their taxes last week when he proposed a $3.75 billion budget for the 2014 fiscal year.


State rejects convent apartment funding

Holme Circle residents appear to have won their fight to block the conversion of a local convent into a low-income apartment building.


A family’s special time for embracing future and honoring past

The kitchen already is an undeclared disaster area. On one counter, bowls with ingredients ranging from lumpy to velvety stand like sentries. On another, two chopping boards bear witness to the recent massacre of onions and carrots.


Building a foundation

After going to classes in a different building each year of their high school careers, members of the junior class at New Foundations Charter High School are happy to finally settle into a permanent home.