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    ‘I won’t disappear’

    Allyson Schwartz’s era in political office is now over, but the ex-congresswoman plans to stay active in public policy.   


    NE man charged with animal cruelty

    A Morrell Park man has been accused of animal cruelty after a PSPCA officer found a ldquo;severely emaciated” dog in the basement of a home on the 3400 block of Morrell Ave. on Dec. 23.


    All lives matter

    Amid nationwide tension, the Northeast rallies behind men and women in blue.   


    Abraham pushes for hearing on PGW sale

    Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week delivered a letter to City Council President Darrell Clarke, calling for a public hearing on a possible sale of Philadelphia Gas Works.


    Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

    I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.


    Penn brings ancient history to the classroom

    The Penn Museum will be putting some mummies into the lives of Philadelphia’s public school kids this year. 


    Pride of the Northeast

    The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.


    The test of time

    It’s been six years since construction started on The Arbors at Eagle Pointe. More than half the homes still have not been sold, but the future looks brighter.

    The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.


    Honoring historical figures in the Northeast

    Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.