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    The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of people, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything you have to do.

    Op-Ed: Remember to get your flu shot this winter

    The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of people, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything you have to do.

    Torresdale Library educates vets about benefits

    Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs. 

    Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

    I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.

    Bustleton ambulance owner sentenced to federal prison

    Feda Kuran wasn’t the most original criminal in Northeast Philadelphia, but federal judges don’t generally give credit for originality anyway.

    Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

    I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.

    Torresdale Library educates vets about benefits

    Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs. 

    Bustleton ambulance owner sentenced to federal prison

    Feda Kuran wasn’t the most original criminal in Northeast Philadelphia, but federal judges don’t generally give credit for originality anyway.

    Free health screenings for veterans

    Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

    The Ebola outbreak: setting the record straight

    The Ebola virus has saturated our news cycle in the last month. Some of the information has been confusing and inconsistent. The Ebola epidemic of 2014 is the largest in this virus’ history, affecting many countries in West Africa. The countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have had the largest numbers of infections. The most recent World Health Organization (WHO) death toll is as high as 15,000, with a death rate of 70 percent.

    The Ebola outbreak: setting the record straight

    The Ebola virus has saturated our news cycle in the last month. Some of the information has been confusing and inconsistent. The Ebola epidemic of 2014 is the largest in this virus’ history, affecting many countries in West Africa. The countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have had the largest numbers of infections. The most recent World Health Organization (WHO) death toll is as high as 15,000, with a death rate of 70 percent.

    Free health screenings for veterans

    Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

    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.

    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.

    MaST gets big donation

    In September, MaST Community Charter School, 1800 E. Byberry Road, accepted a $3,000 donation from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Philadelphia Section to fund a new 3D plastic printer for the school’s new Makerspace. Makerspace is an innovative space with state-of-the-art equipment designed to cultivate creative thinking and unconventional learning among MaST students. Students can study 3D design, robotics, science, technology and healthcare in the facility. 

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