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    Frankford street gets slammed by storm

    Clap, boom, crack, thud, crash! Those were just a handful of the many sounds residents of Akron Street in Frankford heard one evening last week when Mother Nature decided to turn their neighborhood into an Olympic-sized game of pick-up sticks.


    Fur Follies to the rescue

    Rescue groups, animal-based services and animal lovers gathered at Saturday’s Fur Follies event to promote animal welfare. 


    Rebuilding a family

    Amy Flite was attending her husband’s funeral when the family dog, Wally, ran away. After suffering extensive injuries, Wally is home again, but his vet bills are immense.


    Eleventh class inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

    Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.


    Story of a Survivor

    Carla Donato is raising awareness about ovarian cancer.

    In early September, Carla Donato was on an unusual mission in Lower Moreland Township. She was tying teal blue ribbons on lamp posts, trees and even on traffic lights.


    It’s now 8 Ironworkers who have pleaded guilty to federal charges

    Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.


    Former traffic judges cleared of most serious charges

    A federal jury last week found four former Traffic Court judges guilty of lying, but acquitted them and three others of the more serious charges of conspiracy and wire and mail fraud.


    Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

    Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


    Public struggle

    The Public League’s misfortunes in the Carpenter Cup continued on Sunday, dropping its 24th straight decision. The league’s only win came in 1990.

    The old adage states that the only two guarantees in life are death and taxes. If there was room to add a third proclamation, it might state, “Death, taxes and, come early June, the Public League will lose its first and only Carpenter Cup contest.”