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    Parkwood couple arrested for ATV thefts

    A Parkwood woman and former civilian Philadelphia Police Department employee has been arrested along with her husband for allegedly using her old job as a clerk in the Auto Pound Unit to steal three all-terrain vehicles.


    Volunteer honored for work in Lawncrest

    Steve Cartledge received a proclamation from state Sen. Tina Tartaglione and a citation from City Councilwoman Marian Tasco for his volunteer work heading the annual Lawncrest July 4th Celebration.


    GOP condemns Democratic corruption

    The Republican City Committee believes that the indictments last week of two Democratic state representatives on corruption charges shows “the continued arrogance of incumbency in the Cradle of Liberty.”


    Lawncrest Action Center now open

    Lawncrest residents who have questions about the law and city services don’t have to go far to get some answers.


    NE Community Giveback festival set for Saturday

    State Rep. Mark Cohen will hold his first Northeast Community Giveback Festival on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave.


    Kevin Boyle wants hate crime law strengthened

    State Rep. Kevin Boyle on Dec. 5 reintroduced legislation to strengthen the state’s hate crimes law. Boyle’s bill would expand the offense of ethnic intimidation to include malicious intention against the actual or perceived ancestry, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity of an individual or group of individuals.


    Avoid theft and scams this holiday season

    You better watch out.


    Abraham, Williams announce candidacies

    Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.


    Promoting peace in the Northeast

    District Attorney Seth Williams led a contingent of city prosecutors who joined police officers and Northeast community leaders in a Ride for Peace on Saturday morning. The bicycle tour highlighted the 2nd Police District Advisory Council’s annual Community Day at Target, Bustleton and Bleigh avenues. The cyclists rode 12 miles through portions of Castor Gardens, Oxford Circle, Summerdale, Crescentville and Lawndale with an escort of police vehicles in an effort to promote healthy, nonviolent activities. The route passed several locations of recent gun violence in the 2nd Police District. Other participants included Capt. Frank Palumbo, commander of the 2nd district; and Lynn and Larry Genetti, the chairwoman and treasurer of the 2nd PDAC.