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    Northeast man admits ties to terror group

    A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.

    Northeast man admits ties to terror group

    A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.

    Northeast man admits ties to terror group

    A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.

    Driscoll endorsed by Pennsylvania Association of Realtors

    The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrat Mike Driscoll in the 173rd Legislative District. Driscoll faces Republican Mike Tomlinson in the Nov. 4 election.

    Driscoll endorsed by Pennsylvania Association of Realtors

    The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrat Mike Driscoll in the 173rd Legislative District. Driscoll faces Republican Mike Tomlinson in the Nov. 4 election.

    Statewide ambitions

    Mike Stack is looking to trade his Senate seat for the job of lieutenant governor.

    As he campaigned for lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary, state Sen. Mike Stack was hoping to avoid what he called the “Philadelphia jinx.”

    Rath endorsed by Republican Majority for Choice

    Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District. 

    Rath endorsed by Republican Majority for Choice

    Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District. 

    Rath endorsed by Republican Majority for Choice

    Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District. 

    E. Torresdale Civic to change bylaws

    One of the oldest civic organizations in Northeast Philadelphia has decided to give itself a facelift. The East Torresdale Civic Association unveiled proposed changes to its 49-year-old bylaws during the group’s monthly meeting on Sept. 8.

    War of words

    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel authors book criticizing the Bush administration.

    On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.

    War of words

    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel authors book criticizing the Bush administration.

    On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.

    Lieutenant governor discusses race with the Times

    Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.

    Local honorees to be awarded by Zionist organization

    Several people with Northeast ties will be honored on Sept. 10 at a gala sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District.

    Neilson sworn in to City Council

    Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.

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