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Around Town: March 9, 2016

Fire safety remains hot topic

15th district honors officers

Two police officers from the 15th district were recently named Officers of the Month for January after their individual investigations helped solve two unrelated felony crime patterns.

Scholars: March 2, 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. 

Progress made on senior center at former St. Bart’s

A not-for-profit organization’s plan to build a senior center and apartment building on the site of the former St. Bartholomew School moved closer to reality last week as the Wissinoming Civic Association unanimously endorsed the project.

Pets of the Week: March 2, 2016

Bruiser Brody seeks happy home

Parkwood native sworn in as Army secretary

Former congressman Patrick Murphy, a Parkwood native, last week was sworn in as the 32nd Under Secretary of the Army.

A lesson in love

Tommy Campbell’s spirit lives on through a new education center at St. Chris. 

Leaving a legacy

City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) last week presented retiring Tony’s Place owner Joe Mallamaci with a City of Philadelphia citation.

Investigators find possible cause of fire

A wood-burning stove or heater may have caused last month’s six-alarm blaze in Frankford.

Cohen challenges Solomon’s nominating petitions

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) has challenged the nominating petitions of primary opponent Jared Solomon.