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    Local residents voice complaints at Comcast public forum

    Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.


    Sentinel strength

    Following a distracted season in which her mother battled cancer, Little Flower’s Emily Shellenberger is re-focused on softball.  


    Letters to the Editor: March 18, 2015

    A voice for the Northeast


    Hundreds audition for ‘Millionaire’ at Philadelphia Mills

    A crowd of people aspiring to ethereal tax brackets lined up Thursday afternoon at Dave & Buster’s in the Philadelphia Mills to try out for the long-running game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.


    Art for a hero

    Chuck Cassidy may be best-known as a Philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty almost seven years ago, but there was a lot more to the man than his badge and gun. For example, Cassidy coached girls basketball and softball, along with soccer for both girls and boys with the Crispin Gardens Athletic Club in Holme Circle.


    Changing of the guard

    Jack Creighton will soon retire as Frankford’s athletic director. Former boys varsity basketball coach Ben Dubin will step into the role.

    When the 2014-15 school year begins roughly two months from now, a familiar face in the Frankford High School athletics community will be absent. Luckily for the Pioneers, another well-known individual will be stepping in.


    Turner out, Bradley in as new Nazareth AD

    Danielle Turner, Nazareth Academy’s athletic director for the past eight years, has stepped down to take the job at Central Bucks South.

    Bittersweet.


    Dress up your salads

    Has this winter made you grow as a person? Now that it’s spring, do you feel there is more of you to love? And are you not loving this development? Feel like the words pleasingly plump, zaftig and Rubenesque are getting a little too personally descriptive? Clearly, this is the season for big salads, not big buns. We needed some of those comforting winter carbs that gave us energy to shovel that snow, but spring and summer call for salads.


    Loss of a Philly icon

    People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.