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Two injured in house fire

Two people were injured in a Nov. 24 fire in a home on the 9000 block of Pine Road.


St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


Statewide ambitions

A year ago this time, state Sen. Mike Stack traveled to the annual Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat and began building his campaign for governor.


Seniors have most crashes in NE

Grant Avenue near the Roosevelt Boulevard is one of the region’s top locations for senior citizens to be involved in auto crashes. AAA Mid-Atlantic released the figures Monday along with a map that shows the concentrations of accidents throughout Philadelphia.


Pets of the Week: December 4, 2013

See Spot run


NE firefighter adopts cat that was set afire

A firefighter who lives in the Northeast has adopted a cat that was set on fire in Olney Nov. 10.


Living on through art

One of the realities of living in a free country is that many young people are called upon to put their lives on the line to defend that freedom.


Lighting the Menorah

A season to celebrate: Senior members of the Klein JCC join with youngsters from Anne’s Kids, a preschool program at the Klein JCC, for a candle lighting of a holiday Menorah marking the beginning of the eight day observance of the Jewish festival of Chanukah. The Menorah (above) is located at the main hallway of the building. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Life and death in Pompeii

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii remained frozen in time for more than 1,500 years absent the touch of human hands, buried in a volcanic tomb created by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.


How to protect yourself from property tax bill hikes

City Council President Darrell L. Clarke is urging longtime owner-occupants to check their eligibility and apply for relief designed to protect them against property tax bill hikes driven by dramatic increases in surrounding property values.