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    A treat from Texas

    With the months of May and June come graduations, weddings, birthdays, and… summer heat. There’s always some kind of celebration that calls for cake — especially chocolate cake. But no one wants to hang out in the kitchen for too long now. What better way to celebrate an occasion than with a dense, rich, moist cake topped with a velvety-smooth chocolate icing. Decadence — your name is Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake.


    Community College presents Distinguished Leadership Awards

    Kent Lufkin, president and CEO of 3rd Fed Bank, was among six people honored last week at Community College of Philadelphia’s 15th Annual Distinguished Leadership Awards The awards are presented for outstanding contributions to higher education and the local community. Lufkin was honored with the Business Award.


    Money talks

    The Northeast Times takes a look at the projected sale of Philadelphia Gas Works and how it could affect your monthly bill.

    Selling the Philadelphia Gas Works to a for-profit New England company is being touted by Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration as good financial sense, and condemned by sale opponents as fiscally unsound.


    Let chili chase the chilly

    North America shivers in an Arctic freeze….biting, bitterly cold breezes….brutal, potential, record-breaking low temperatures….Polar Vortex - that arctic cyclone that’s swept down from the North Pole ….what’s next? It’s been so cold in Pennsylvania this winter that I’m surprised that Phil even ventured out to check his shadow this week. Olympic Alert: It’s warmer in Sochi!


    Warm up from winter with homemade chili

    North America shivers in an Arctic freeze….biting, bitterly cold breezes….brutal, potential, record-breaking low temperatures….Polar Vortex– that arctic cyclone that’s swept down from the North Pole ….what’s next? Frost Quakes? They did happen in Ontario, Canada, on Christmas Eve. Apparently, some kids there thought that the loud snap sounds and the shakes were reindeer on the roof. Closer to home, parts of Ohio experienced Frost Quakes in 2011. It’s winter!


    City veterans group to meet

    Philadelphia’s Veterans Advisory Commission has announced the dates for its quarterly meetings in 2014. The commission was established on Feb. 2, 2006, pursuant to a City Council resolution. It meets in City Council chambers, Room 400 of City Hall. Meetings will be held on Wednesdays, March 5, June 18, Sept. 10 and Dec. 10. All meetings begin at 2 p.m. ••


    Believe it

    Thanks to a dedicated mom and a supportive community, Lincoln’s Cody Kettyle recently played in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Dallas.

    Susan Friedman rattled off the names of the cities and states, each one farther away and more untouchable than the one that preceded it.


    Letters to the Editor: December 11, 2013

    Blight will spread 


    Frankford ready for clash with St. Joe’s Prep

    Frankford High School’s football players fully understand the opportunity that awaits them.