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IRS: Beware of telephone scam around tax time

Tax-filing season can be a time of confusion and frustration to working people and retirees who hope to maximize their refunds without breaking the bank in accountants’ fees.


Deadline is Friday to submit questions to mayor

Readers of the Northeast Times are welcome to submit questions that Mayor Jim Kenney will answer in next week’s issue.


Calendar: February 10, 2016

Thursday, Feb. 11


Burholme civic group to meet on Thursday

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, at Cottman and Lawndale avenues.


A big hit

Remnants of Philadelphia’s fourth-heaviest snowfall on record still covered the ground, but that didn’t prevent the kids of Sluggersville from getting in their cuts.


Around town: February 10, 2016

Cystic fibrosis benefit on Saturday


15th district officers recognized

Usually police officers win Officer of the Month awards for stopping crime. But Officers Melissa Rivera and Rachael Mahoney of the 15th district were recently recognized for bringing joy to the community.


Around Town

See what’s happening in your neighborhood in the Northeast Times’ Around Town section. 


Student wins national contest with healthy lifestyle app

Our Lady of Calvary eighth-grader Ciara Dubeck isn’t merely a rocket scientist anymore. She’s now a software developer and entrepreneur who will attend her first Super Bowl this Sunday.


Rhawnhurst Civic rejects proposed grocery store

A landlord’s effort to open a grocery store inside a twin house on Bustleton Avenue ran into a roadblock on Jan. 27 as members of the Rhawnhurst Civic Association voted unanimously to oppose the plan.