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New trees to be planted at St. Hubert

The 300,000th tree to be planted as part of the city’s “Plant One Million” program will be put in the ground on Friday morning at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls.


NE woman receives inspiration award

LaRhonda Brunson, of the Northeast, is the first winner of JEVS Human Services’ Inspiration Award.


Mayfair boy, 10, drowns in tub

A bathtub drowning of a 10-year-old Mayfair boy on April 16 was an accident, according to police.


Lottery commercial filmed at Tiffany Diner last week

A 30-second commercial for a new Pennsylvania Lottery game that will begin airing in July was made right here in Northeast Philly.


Lincoln senior organizes assembly to encourage voting

Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.


Home sweet home

Michael Manna is coming home.


Henon refuels campaign to divide 15th district

nt some answers and so does City Councilman Bobby Henon.


The golden years

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 last week honored those who were celebrating their golden anniversaries of union membership with a special luncheon at the FOP’s new facility on Caroline Road in the Northeast. Eighty members with 50 years membership were honored. Among those marking the special anniversary was George McNesby (left), his wife, Judy, and their son, John McNesby, Lodge 5’s president. 


A family of strength

If you want to want to see the strongest runners in next month’s Broad Street Run, don’t bother watching the front of the pack. Just look for the folks in the green T-shirts.


East Torresdale group discusses Delaware River’s greenway initiative

This year will be a pivotal one for the Delaware River City Corporation’s North Delaware Greenway initiative.