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    Pride of the Northeast

    The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.


    Republican candidates visit Normandy Civic

    Republican candidates Dee Adcock and Mike Tomlinson earlier this month asked members of the Normandy Civic Association for their support in the upcoming general election.


    Letter about campaign sign appears to be phony

    In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.


    National business group endorses Dee Adcock

    The National Federation of Independent Business last week announced its endorsement of Republican Dee Adcock in the 13th Congressional District.


    Matthews to be inducted into NE Hall of Fame

    Chris Matthews is a nationally known political commentator and television news host who has been following politics since the 1950s.


    Baking with the bees

    It was sweet, good and fun for everyone. The Philadelphia Honey Festival, held last weekend, proved to bee the queen bee of festivals — one sweet treat. If you missed this year’s festival, mark your calendar for next September, and bee ready to buzz over there. Besides honey tastings from local beekeepers with jars of honey and honeycomb for sale, there were hive demonstrations, honey extractions, plant sales and children’s activities, along with music and a cooking contest. Additionally, two authors were on hand and discussed their new books – one a bee thriller about colony collapse disorder, sprinkled with suspense and romance, and the other about urban beekeeping. Libations made with honey for sampling included mead and Colonial porter — both “unbee-lievaby” tasty.


    War of words

    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel authors book criticizing the Bush administration.

    On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.


    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.


    Burholme group holds inaugural meetings

    The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.