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Shero attorney says child molestation case should be retried

Superior Court last week denied a request to send two child molestation cases back to Common Pleas Court, and an attorney for one of the defendants also filed a brief last week in which he stated his client’s case should be retried because of errors by the trial judge and because of new evidence found in a civil suit filed by the prosecution’s primary witness, a former Northeast altar boy.


Saladworks to sponsor Komen race

Saladworks will be the finish line sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, taking place on Mother’s Day, May 11, in Center City.


Sabatina Jr. backs Margolies in 13th District

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.


Plenty to do in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association, Mayfair Civic Association and Mayfair Community Development Corporation are promoting a number of upcoming events.


PGW informs some seniors that they’re ineligible for discount

A Castor Gardens woman who has seen 20 percent shaved from her gas bill for the past 10 years now is going to be paying full price.



From the NFL to Northeast Philly

Following your dreams: Justin Pugh, a Bucks County native who now plays for the New York Giants, visits St. Jerome’s School to speak to kids about creating goals and following them during an assembly on March 28.


New class inducted into North Catholic Soccer Hall of Fame

The North Catholic Soccer Alumni Association inducted its 7th Hall of Fame class during a March 30 ceremony at Romano’s Catering.


Memory of local child honored at World Autism Awareness Day

NHS Human Services last week celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by honoring the memory of a former student who attended the agency’s school at 2900 Southampton Road.


Landscapes of history

Glen Foerd plans to restore historical features throughout its 18-acre estate.

Surrounded by generations of urban development, Glen Foerd on the Delaware remains a pastoral oasis, and not merely because of the mid-19th century mansion that accentuates the 18-acre, city-owned estate.