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Truck shortage causing late trash pickups in the NE

Philadelphia’s sanitation crews are going to be a bit delayed during the coming weeks in picking up curbside trash, but residents are encouraged to volunteer their own time and efforts to help clean up public spaces in advance of the warm weather season.


Reading is believing

Agora Cyber Charter School sponsored a Read Across America Month event at Northeast Regional Library on March 26. The event featured Dr. Seuss stories, arts and crafts, a costume parade and a visit by the Cat in the Hat. 


Pets of the Week: April 1, 2015

Jaida needs a new playmate


A Passover celebration

Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave., hosts a celebration that marks the eight-day observance of the Jewish holiday of Passover with preholiday seders. The Passover Seder includes a festive holiday meal filled with traditional ethnic dishes associated with the holiday.


Local doctor offers tips for poison prevention

Dr. Gerald Wydro, chair of emergency medicine at Aria Health’s Torresdale Campus emergency department, offers the following tips for poison prevention:


Life lessons

Philadelphia Academy’s transition program offers special ed students vocational placements, internships and plenty of opportunity.  


Labor of Love

Sandy Casanova was overwhelmed when she got her first look at her newly renovated house.


Judge teacher nominated for Senate election

Republicans have nominated Tim Dailey, a history and English teacher at Father Judge High School, as their candidate in the 5th Senatorial District special election.


Furry friends visit Fox Chase Elementary

Fox Chase Elementary School welcomed a few new faces last Wednesday and they instantly became the most popular kids in school, although some of them could’ve used a bit more soap and water.


Friends of Poquessing Watershed volunteers clean up potter’s field

Nine volunteers overcame gusting winds and chilly temperatures to clean up the city’s last potter’s field at Dunks Ferry and Mechanicsville roads on March 15.