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Drug company ready to build distribution complex

Shovels in the ground by September.


Council redistricting leaves O’Neill feeling a bit ‘blue’

Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.


Feedback sought for Frankford mural project

Northeast residents can chip in their ideas about a series of murals planned for Frankford’s business corridor during two community meetings that will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 13, at Denby’s Sweet Sensations, 4428 Frankford Ave. Both sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.


Thanks for the support

U.S. Postal Service employees like Rep. Allyson Schwartz and her backing of a House bill that could help save jobs.


Looking for the purr-fect home

Mercury is a shiny gray blue short hair boy that is also de-clawed. He has grown up with his brother (Merlin also de-clawed). Both would love to be adopted together but going to separate homes is fine too. 


Two sides hope to work out truck-traffic tiff

Attorneys representing residents of the Fountain Pointe condominium complex and the owner/developer of a site that houses a new business took part in a sometimes-heated court hearing last week, but they began working on a possible compromise in a City Hall corridor.


U. Holmesburg recalls legacy of Paul Kauffman

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association paid tribute to a recently deceased board member during the civic group’s monthly general meeting on Sept. 15.


Dear landlord: Don’t rent your property to a methadone clinic.

That’s the message foes of a planned drug center on Frankford Avenue have for the owner of the property.


Woman killed, son hurt in Blvd. crash

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her 4-year-old son injured Monday when they were struck by a car that jumped a curb along Roosevelt Boulevard.


Plans for baseball batting cages stalled by zoning flap

Joe Brown swung and thought he had connected, but instead, his hit got him involved in a disputed call.