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    Globetrotting Zeglinski coming back to Philly

    Sammy Zeglinski’s career as a professional basketball player has taken him all over the world and back, yet the allure of coming back home to Philadelphia is always inescapable. 

    Landscapes of history

    Glen Foerd plans to restore historical features throughout its 18-acre estate.

    Surrounded by generations of urban development, Glen Foerd on the Delaware remains a pastoral oasis, and not merely because of the mid-19th century mansion that accentuates the 18-acre, city-owned estate.

    Pieces from the road

    The Italian band Joycut visits Johnny Brenda’s on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to perform music from their new album.

    Defense Logistics Agency aids soldiers

    America’s warfighters serving in Afghanistan this Thanksgiving enjoyed a taste of home, thanks to the efforts of employee at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, at 700 Robbins Ave.

    Working to eliminate more landfill waste

    A River Wards facility has the technology to more efficiently recycle your appliances…for free.

    Kartoffel (Potato Soup) for Oktoberfest

    Once upon a time in the city of Munich, Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. All the people of Munich were invited to attend the festivities, which were held on Oct. 12, 1810, on the fields in front of the city gates. All of Bavaria celebrated with the happy couple, and the party ended with horse races in the presence of the royal family.

    Baked figs and fig preserves

    They’re as old as the hills. That’s as long as figs have been around. They are the antique trees of the garden - the old souls. Figuratively speaking, fig leaves played a strategic role in the cover-up that went down in the Garden of Eden. Their gorgeous, big, showy leaves provided the first fashion statement – au naturel. Figs are, themselves, delicious eaten au naturel, that is, picked right off the tree. Whoever says he “doesn’t give a fig” apparently has never tasted one.

    Labor of love

    Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.

    WWII wings fly over Northeast

    If you’ve ever wanted to experience what it was like to fly in a World War II-era bomber, your opportunity lands at Northeast Philadelphia Airport this weekend.

    Oh, rats!

    Abby Roeser is a foster parent for rats she gets from an organization called Philly Rat Rescue in Rhawnhurst. The local teenager has trained rodents and even taught them tricks. 

    Letters to the Editor (May 8, 2013)

    Leave the rats alone

    Learning by going

    — The students are raising money to pay for their trip to Poland. They’ve sold calendars, flowers and cookie dough. A pizza party is next.

    Lawmaker wants the Holocaust to be taught in public schools

    — State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is pushing a bill that requires the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.

    Former cop to do time for steroids ring

    A Northeast resident and former Philadelphia police detective was ordered Monday to serve four years in federal prison for orchestrating a multi-tiered steroids distribution ring from his Modena Park home.

    Knowledge is power

    State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is looking forward to reintroducing a bill requiring the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.

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