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Street thefts discussed at Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting

People should watch out for a few scams that are being worked in the Northeast, Dianne Murphy, the 2nd Police District’s community relations officer, said Sept. 16.


State treasurer joins Democratic race for governor

State Treasurer Rob McCord last week joined the Democratic race for governor.


State to alter GED testing on Jan. 1

As the state prepares to alter the GED test, the Northeast GED Center is encouraging people to take classes before the changes are in effect.


Somerton athlete wins gold medal

Somerton resident Anne Kalanty recently won a gold medal at the National Senior Games in Cleveland.


Philly’s favorite

Philadelphia. It’s a place where cheesesteaks are unsurpassed, Rocky Balboa is king and diehard sports fans always believe. And at the center of it all is the beloved Phillie Phanatic.

You may think you have a great job, but Lansdale resident Tom Burgoyne probably has it better.


Pets of the Week: October 2, 2013

Sweet as Honey


A love story

Jill Landgrebe comes back home after work each day and does what most people do — eats dinner with her family and relaxes.


Laws in motion

Baldi Middle School students enjoy an unusual lesson on Sir Isaac Newton’s laws of motion.

There were Velcro walls and giant soccer balls in Baldi Middle School last week. There also was some extreme wrestling that was part of a lively and entertaining multimedia musical show designed to kick up understanding of, and, perhaps, a keener interest in, science.


Judge allows city to revoke promotions of firefighters

Amid uncertainty among Philadelphia’s chief personnel executive and leaders of the city’s Fire Department, a judge on Friday refused to block the Nutter administration from revoking the recent promotions of 14 firefighters.


IRS discusses the ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams and how to avoid being conned

Have you been thinking about taxes? Not likely!