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Nutter proposes another property tax hike

So how much more will it cost you to live or do business in Philadelphia in the next fiscal year? Almost 10 percent more, according to Mayor Michael Nutter’s final city budget.


NE schools receive ‘high performing’ status

Eighty-one percent of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s city-based parish and regional schools have been designated as “high performing” by the Philadelphia School Partnership. Five Northeast schools finished among the top 10 in those rankings, according to the archdiocese.


Neighborhood Advisory Committee to discuss zoning

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee will look at two zoning variance applications.


Multicultural Arts Exchange to hold musical series in the Northeast

The new Multicultural Arts Exchange, formerly known as the Russian Mosaica Heritage Festival, welcomes the community to attend its grand opening and two performing arts series in the Northeast in the coming weeks.


More than a century of memories

What a difference more than 100 years make — actually, a lot more than 100 years.


Mayoral candidates talk money and education

State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.


Mayoral candidates forum is April 10

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association has invited residents of the entire Northeast to take part in a mayoral candidates forum on Friday, April 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St.


Mayfair Civic votes not to oppose church’s request for fence

Members of the Mayfair Civic Association must be real believers that good fences make good neighbors.


Local helicopter company adds new manufacturing program

The Northeast’s role as a leading hub of civilian aircraft manufacture and maintenance for the Americas is growing, as locally based AgustaWestland has announced plans to assemble a new tiltrotor model at its 39-acre Red Lion Road plant.


Friends of Pennypack Park to host recycling day on March 21

The Friends of Pennypack Park asks the public to help out with the group’s next recycling day on March 21 at Abraham Lincoln High School, as well as the first park cleanup day of the year on March 28 at the ballfield behind Nazareth Hospital.