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Pets of the Week: August 6, 2014

Save the day by adopting Spiderman


Lone local state House battle features Tomlinson vs. Driscoll

In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.


Lawyers ask Pa. Supreme Court to uphold Lynn conviction reversal

The state’s Superior Court was justified in reversing Monsignor William Lynn’s historic child endangerment conviction, the cleric’s lawyers argued in a brief filed last week with the state Supreme Court.


Dead all over

Frankford native pens memoir about his job removing corpses from homes and hospitals.

How did Andrew Meredith ever start making a living hauling dead bodies?


Around town: August 6, 2014

Protestant Home to host concert


Zoning board prolongs Bustleton decision

After a long-delayed hearing on whether a Bustleton businessman may legally make dental retainers in a residentially zoned Haldeman Avenue property, members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment decided not to decide.


Tax talk

Realtors want city to start collecting on delinquent taxes.

The president of Philadelphia’s leading organization of real estate agents is fed up with the city’s inability or unwillingness to collect delinquent taxes and he’s looking for others who share his disgust. More specifically, he wants agents who work or live in the Northeast to hop on board.


Taxpayers must confirm BRT hearing requests by July 31

Anyone who is appealing a real estate assessment with the Board of Revision of Taxes should have been keeping an eye on the mail.


Take Back Your Neighborhood civic gets advice about voting

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from city elections commissioner Stephanie Singer and Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho.