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Fire department: 911 calls should be emergencies

In 2015, the Philadelphia Fire Department’s emergency medical service responded to about 270,000 911 calls. That volume represented an increase of almost 25,000 from the prior year and more than 55,000 from 2007.

Around Town: July 6, 2016

Thrift shop offering weekend discounts

15th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Two officers from the 15th Police District performed their duties so well in May that both were named Officer of the Month during the meeting of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on June 28.

What’s hot this summer

From concert series to movies in the park, there’s plenty to soak up in the Northeast this summer season.  

Two local students earn scholarship awards

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to two local students.

Renovation plans draw ire of Bustleton residents

A former dentist’s office has become a toothache for a group of Bustleton residents who don’t like the property owner’s plan to give the longtime eyesore some reconstructive surgery.

Pets of the Week: June 29, 2016

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Local GOP glad to see Fattah resign his seat

Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Philadelphia Republican Party, is pleased that Chaka Fattah resigned his congressional seat after being convicted of corruption charges.

The heart of the Northeast

Mayfair is a vibrant community, thanks to local groups.