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Civic group leader announces candidacy

A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.


Bustleton home unfit for habitation, likely will be torn down

A Bustleton home that in July was found filled with vermin, trash and animal waste as well as several dead cats likely will be torn down.


BRT asking 2,000 residents to consider dropping appeals

On Monday, Chris Artur got a letter from the Board of Revision of Taxes that made him laugh.


Around town: December 4, 2013

Legislator moves office in Mayfair 


15th PDAC elects officers

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council will be electing the organization’s officers during their Dec. 30 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center.


Upper Holmesburg discusses sale of former Liddonfield site

A cloudy timeline for the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site is coming into clearer focus, according to the leader of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.


Talking with Toomey

When U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visited the Times’ offices last Friday, he identified Iran’s nuclear weapons program as the top international issue facing America.


The spirit of Thanksgiving

A thankful tradition: Despite the bitter cold weather on Sunday, Nov. 24, people gathered along Frankford Avenue and Rhawn Street to watch the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Pets of the Week: November 27, 2013

Pistachio loves to play all day


Oldtimers honor four at luncheon

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association earlier this month honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.