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    Strength on the hill

    Behind strong pitching from Melissa Hess and even stronger leadership from its captains, St. Hubert softball is back on top.  

    ‘B’ is for Birthday

    Sesame Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary this season. The park will be decorated with an inflatable birthday cake and jumbo candles lining the way to the Sesame Neighborhood.   

    Battle of the sexes

    The Lantern Theater is well known for its annual Shakespeare productions, and this season, it’s Taming of the Shrew, the classic battle of the sexes.  

    Survival of the fittest

    Officer Daniel Kostick joins his FC Survivors soccer squad days after being shot in West Philly.   

    Frankford, GW battle in Division A classic

    With more games like the one his Frankford Pioneers played on Friday, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Juan Namnun have a full head of gray hairs by the time the postseason rolls around.

    Flames in the frame

    Larry Browne still remembers being in preschool when there was a fire large enough for him to see from his family’s 14th-story apartment in the Bronx. 

    Reaching new heights

    Editor’s note: Seneca Williams was originally mis-identified as Seneca Wallace in the print version of this story. A correction will print in next week’s edition of the Northeast Times. 

    Time for the show

    The Bristol Riverside Theatre announced the lineup for its 2015-2016 season last week, promising another batch of shows that offer the quality and variety that’s made them more popular each year.

    As baseball season intensifies, so does Public League Division A

    Depending on who you ask, Public League baseball’s top division — Division A — is wide open, chock-full of solid teams all gunning for league supremacy. What makes the division so fascinating to monitor (besides the plethora of talented players within) is its local flavor: six of the 13 teams hail from the Northeast, with another containing some local residents on its roster. While all 13 earn an automatic berth to the postseason (the first round begins on May 11), who will emerge as champions? Here’s a closer look at those squads to date, how they’ve fared so far, where they’re going and what they love about playing in such a strong division, which is as balanced as it is deep (division records through Tuesday, April 14):