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Chief LePre honored for 50 years of service with the Phila. Fire Department

Battalion Chief Charles LePre, who last year celebrated his 50th anniversary with the Fire Department, was honored during last week’s LaSalle-George Washington game at the university’s Gola Center. Also honored during a game timeout were two Philadelphia police officers and a paramedic.


Around town: January 15, 2014

Recycle your Christmas trees


Phila2035 will examine East Torresdale’s future

The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.


Police looking for Mayfair flasher

Police are hoping to catch a bizarre flasher who’s been haunting Frankford Avenue at night, asking women to perform sexual acts on him with a slice of Swiss.


Winners announced in Mayfair decoration contest

Organizers of the first Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest named three winners out of 50 nominees.


Traditional English Scones

The burning question this week on the minds of millions of Americans across the United States is, “What will happen to Lady Mary now that her beloved Matthew is gone?”


Thank you to our generous readers

The Times would like to thank all of the people who contributed to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.


Students raise funds for cancer

The George Washington High School National Honor Society raised $2,200 for a breast cancer charity during a recent Walk For a Cure in the football stadium.


Soldier gets a warm welcome

Rhawnhurst residents recently welcomed neighbor A.J. Logan home from a tour in Afghanistan.


Schwartz campaign chest swells to $6.5 million

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013.