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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.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas shopping season is in full gear.


DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.


Cuisinart Concoctions

One kitchen tool I would never want to be without is my Cuisinart food processor.


Civic group leader announces candidacy

A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.