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Reliving history

Martin Lentz’s play, ‘D-Day, Again,’ is a one-act drama that takes place in a single day more than a half-century after the legendary Normandy invasion.

Someday, the world will have no more World War II veterans left to tell the story of the largest armed conflict that the planet has ever seen. But it will still have Martin Lentz’s play, D-Day, Again, and one would hope, myriad other artistic accounts.


Preparing for winter topic of Frankford NAC meeting

There’s no big storm coming. Streets aren’t flooded. Heavy snow’s not in the forecast, and there aren’t massive power outages. Those things might happen, and, if you’ve been drawing breath for a few years, you know they already have. Do Irene, Sandy and last winter ring any bells? About 40,000 Philadelphians were without electric power, some for several days, last winter.


Possible ‘skeleton key fob’ may be responsible for local car breakins

That remote-control key fob you use to lock and unlock your car isn’t the only one like it in the world, according to the American Automobile Association.


Police baseball team to play charity game

The Philadelphia Police Blue Sox baseball team will see a change of scenery for its fourth annual charity game to benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 


Pets of the Week: October 1, 2014

Snuggle with Shadow


PECO conducts equipment maintenance in Northeast

In looking around the city for trouble with its equipment, PECO found and fixed some in the Northeast. 


Murder mystery is Oct. 19

The interactive murder mystery Law and Murder will take place on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Corp. John Loudenslager American Legion Post No. 366, at 7976-78 Oxford Ave. in Fox Chase.


Man struck, killed by SEPTA train in Crescentville

A SEPTA commuter train struck and killed a man who was on the tracks of the Fox Chase Regional Line Tuesday night.


Local historian to be inducted into the Hall of Fame

Born Patricia Worthington in 1928 into a family whose roots in Northeast Philadelphia go back more than 300 years, Pat Worthington Stopper has been collecting, preserving and sharing local history for decades.


Former Simpson AA officials seek old trophies and photos

The Simpson Recreation Center in Northwood used to have a really active athletic association.