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    Frankford Avenue cleanup is Saturday

    Hundreds of volunteers are expected to sweep through the Frankford commercial corridor on Saturday.


    NE doctor receives prestigious award

    A Northeast native who practices chiropractic and holistic healthcare in Bucks County has joined the ranks of child advocates including Dr. Theodore Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) and Dr. Benjamin Spock, as well as Nobel Prize winners Dr. Jonas Salk and Linus Pauling, as a recipient of the International Academy for Child Brain Development’s “Statuette with Pedestal” award for 2014.


    Northeast HOF: Virginia Knauer left long-lasting impression

    Virginia Knauer (1915-2011) was a pioneering figure in consumer protection in America and in advancing the role of women in government.


    The test of time

    It’s been six years since construction started on The Arbors at Eagle Pointe. More than half the homes still have not been sold, but the future looks brighter.

    The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.


    Cawley discusses education funding

    Jim Cawley recalls the day in early 2011 when he and Tom Corbett raised their right hands to take the oath of office, Cawley as lieutenant governor and Corbett as governor.


    Teacher, NE resident accused of sex with student

    A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.


    Lieutenant governor discusses race with the Times

    Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.


    Bustleton Ave. businesses create new group

    The owners and operators of Bustleton Avenue businesses have organized, according to Sandi King of the city’s Commerce Department. And the goal of the new group, its president said, is to help its members prosper, grow and, most important, stay in Philly.


    Two try break-in at murder victim’s home

    A Parkwood man and one from Bucks County are facing attempted burglary charges after they allegedly tried to break into the home of Christopher P. Murray, the Northeast husband who is accused of strangling his wife in Pennypack Park on Aug. 4.