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NEHS grad visits White House

A recent Northeast High School graduate and college-bound student, Qwajarik Sims, who is served through Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, was a participant at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Beating the Odds summit at the White House.


Nazareth Hospital hires senior nurse

Nazareth Hospital has appointed Lindsay Lion as Emergency Department senior nurse navigator.


National Night Out celebration announced in Fox Chase

The public is invited to a free National Night Out celebration at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.


McGinty criticized for U.S. Senate run

The America Rising political action committee is criticizing Katie McGinty for resigning last week as chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf to make an expected run for U.S. Senate.


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