— With parochial schools set to open today and public schools on Friday, there's no business like shoe business. Just ask the folks at a 60-year-old Northeast Philly institution, Phil's Shoes.
— Science in the Summer was founded 26 years ago to spark an interest in the subject among girls and minorities.
— Bob Peffle and Juan Namnun did nothing but win at Frankford, but their strong bond extends beyond baseball.
— A Northeast fireman is raising money and literally going the distance to help a stricken colleague.
— The relatively mild winter is giving gardeners an early start in the dirt. But it also has awakened some unpleasant things that require lots of tugging and pulling.
Democratic candidate for state representative, William Dunbar, makes his case in hopes of unseating longtime representative John Taylor (R-177th dist.).