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Festival of lights

Klein JCC held a ceremony in honor of the first day of Hanukkah on Wednesday, Dec. 17. 


Community Fund puts hope in the holidays

Hanukkah is wrapping up, and Christmas Eve is upon us.


City Council approves plan to turn around city blight

Look around Philly. There are thousands of abandoned buildings and vacant lots.


All lives matter

Amid nationwide tension, the Northeast rallies behind men and women in blue.   


7th PDAC honors officers

Two officers from the 7th Police District have won the district’s Officer of the Month award for the second month in a row. Officers John Conway and Barbara Tiano received their awards during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Dec. 18.


2nd PDAC spreads holiday cheer

A jolly good time: The 2nd Police District hosted a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16.


Two attempts to lure children reported in the Northeast

Detectives from Philadelphia’s Special Victims Unit are investigating two recent attempts to lure children in the Northeast, one involving a 17-year-old girl and the other an 8-year-old boy.


A tragic farewell

The Philadelphia Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 22 have promised to always be there for the family of Joyce Craig.


Stray bullet hits teen in Wissinoming

A stray bullet entered a Wissinoming home and grazed a 13-year-old boy in the stomach as a gunman opened fire on the house during a failed robbery attempt, Philadelphia police say.


St. Chris student wins scholarship

Emma Licsauer, an eighth-grade student at St. Christopher School in Somerton, has been named one of 35 Neumann Scholars in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 123 elementary schools and will receive free tuition to the Archdiocesan high school of her choice. Anne Hileman, senior program officer and scholarship programs coordinator at the Connelly Foundation, visited St. Christopher School on Dec. 8 to announce the award.