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Man swipes charity change jar

The man who stole a charity change jar from the counter of a Tacony Wawa may be confused, but at least he stands out in a crowd, police say.


Local groups organize trips

Trip will benefit scholarship fund


Joint replacement seminars scheduled at Jeanes

Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave., will hold free seminars for people considering a total hip or knee replacement.


Inmate stabs prison officer with shank

An inmate inside the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg stabbed a prison officer numerous times in the head, neck and arms during a routine prisoner count last Wednesday.


Home invaders shoot Holmesburg man

A Holmesburg man was hospitalized in critical condition after two men invaded his home and shot him early Monday, police say.


Healthcare matters

Hospice worker is top employee


Fatal motorcycle crash on Woodhaven Road

Police have released the identity of the motorcyclist who died in a multi-vehicle crash during rush hour on Woodhaven Road on July 17.


Deeley visits Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting

Lisa Deeley often hears voters say something like, “The November election is a foregone conclusion.”


A cut above the rest

Phil Holinger recalls working at a machine shop, making $1.68 an hour.


Crime log: July 29, 2015

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.