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Community honors officer shot by ‘urban terrorist’

Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett has become something of an American cult hero since surviving a Jan. 7 ambush on a West Philadelphia street corner by shrugging off three bullet wounds and prevailing over the so-called “urban terrorist.”



Around Town: February 3, 2016

Maternity BVM to hold Blue Mass


Volunteers tackle cemetery project

Members of the Holme Circle Civic Association joined students from Father Judge High School and Catholic Community Services to clean up the Holme-Crispin Cemetery for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project.


Union hall expansion approved in Parkwood

The Parkwood Civic Association usually likes union halls in the neighborhood. And the neighborhood sure has a lot of union halls.


Stan’s Health Foods to host grand reopening

Stan’s Health Foods, located at 3524 Cottman Ave., will hold a grand reopening on Saturday, Jan. 30, from noon to 4 p.m.


Serving plenty of variety

Chef Joe Zhou’s extensive career spans 35 years and two continents.


Scholars: January 27, 2016

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors. 


Sabatina running again, faces primary challenge

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. on Monday announced he’s running for a four-year term at Teamsters Local 107, at 12275 Townsend Road.


Philadelphia fire deaths reach all-time low in 2015

Fewer fire deaths occurred in Philadelphia in 2015 than any calendar year in the city’s recorded history, Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer announced earlier this month.