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A Chinese Superbowl

This Friday, Jan. 31, begins the Chinese New Year — The Year of the Horse. Therein lies the answer to who will win Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, Feb. 2. The Chinese zodiac is key. The Denver Broncos will win, of course. And I’m not just horsing around!


Around town: January 29, 2014

Color guard to appear at hockey game


7th District officer honored

Philadelphia Police Officer Timothy Taylor has been named Officer of the Month in the 7th district after his recent arrests of two men for assault and attempted rape.


Mayfair Civic approves daycare center

The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too. 


DA’s office appeals reversal of sex scandal conviction

Petition was filed with the state Supreme Court on Monday.


Typhoon relief fundraiser will be held Sunday

The Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 and the Philadelphia Police Department, will host a fundraiser for typhoon relief in the Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom, 11630 Caroline Road.


Superintendent addresses Northeast Chamber

The end of last week was busy for School Superintendent William Hite. Still, he made it up to the Northeast.


Residents discuss neighborhood concerns at Police Service Area 1 meeting

Cigs, drugs and locked-up buildings were the concerns residents brought to last week’s Police Service Area 1 meeting at Aria Health’s Frankford campus.


Regan’s celebrates 70 years this Saturday

Joe Regan went directly from walking the hallways of Olney High School to tending bar at Regan’s on the Boulevard.


Pets of the Week: January 22, 2014

Slugo loves to play all day