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    Remembering state Sen. Hank Salvatore

    Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.


    Expanding care

    Aria Health debuts a $37.1 million emergency department and Level II trauma center this week at its Torresdale campus.

    Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.


    Tom Wolf’s pick for chairwoman drops out of race

    Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, suffered an embarrassing setback last week when his hand-picked candidate to chair the state party committee dropped out of the race.


    What a Rush

    Benjamin Rush State Park gets its grand opening.

    Work improving Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard was pretty much finished in 2013, but last Thursday, it became official with a grand opening ceremony.


    A celebration of the ages

    May was Older Americans Month — an annual opportunity to recognize senior citizens across the country while continuing to create a better quality of life for the elderly population — and it was capped off with a celebration for the oldest residents of the community.


    Controversial methadone clinic set to open in Holmesburg

    The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.


    Adcock promises to donate salary to charity

    Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, has promised to donate his salary to charity, if elected.


    Adcock vs. Boyle for congressional seat

    The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.


    Boyle captures primary victory

    In other election news, state Sen. Mike Stack wins the lieutenant governor primary and Jason Dawkins pulls ahead in the 179th Legislative District.

    State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.