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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


Orleans info session is Saturday

Orleans Technical Institute, a nonprofit post-secondary career school at 2770 Red Lion Road, will hold an information session about its human services training program on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. The next class will begin in March. 


Morrell Park skin care service denied

The city zoning board on Tuesday morning wouldn’t give a Northeast resident the OK to operate a business in her Morrell Avenue home.


Minestrone Soup

My hometown is not tattooed on my forehead. I don’t carry a sign saying so, but in conversations with out-of-towners, invariably, I’m asked, “Are you from Philadelphia?”


Improvements to Frankford discussed at PhillyRising meeting

PhillyRising’s new Frankford coordinator Sanya Brown last week asked residents what they wanted to see in their neighborhood.


Happy days at Tacony Charter School

School spirit: Local representatives and school officials cut the ribbon at the new addition to Tacony Charter School, a brand new gymnasium. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.