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    Returning to his roots

    Northeast native Steve Pacek is back to his old stomping grounds, appearing at the Theatre Horizon.

    His parents lived only three blocks from each other on Shelmire Street in the Northeast. They met, married, and ultimately produced a son, Steve Pacek, who has gone on to accomplish much in the world of the theater.


    Staying afloat

    The Police Boat Team will compete in the Dragon Boat Regatta next month.

    The reasons for the enduring popularity of the Dad Vail Regatta should be self-evident to anyone who has ever ventured to the banks of the Schuylkill River on the second weekend of May. With sleek shells slicing through the current on the strength of synchronized oarsmen in their colorful singlets, it’s a spectacular sight to behold.


    Mom’s spring spirits

    There isn’t a woman in the world who could take her place. She’s universal, yet she’s singular, personal, special and unique.


    Road trip

    A Dietz & Watson food truck is traveling cross-country to celebrate the family business’ 75th anniversary.

    Momma Dietz wasn’t expecting a gift of diamonds in commemoration of her family business’ 75th anniversary. In fact, her children and grandchildren asked the Dietz & Watson company matriarch to hit the road.


    Liftoff for Northeast High SPARC program looks promising

    Forget about dark matter and God particles. A lot of the universe seems to be paperwork. For the Northeast High students who want to explore space, the paperwork seems to be just about wrapped up. 


    Globetrotting Zeglinski coming back to Philly

    Sammy Zeglinski’s career as a professional basketball player has taken him all over the world and back, yet the allure of coming back home to Philadelphia is always inescapable. 


    Home sweet home

    Michael Manna is coming home.


    A family of strength

    If you want to want to see the strongest runners in next month’s Broad Street Run, don’t bother watching the front of the pack. Just look for the folks in the green T-shirts.


    A journey to Sunset Boulevard

    She won a Best Actress Award for her work in Sunset Boulevard in Colorado.