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    Op-Ed: Republican Party takes control of Congress

    November’s election was an overwhelming rejection of the status quo in Washington. The results yielded a nine-seat gain for Republicans in the Senate – the biggest swing in 34 years – and the largest Republican majority in the House since 1928.


    Obama signs bill to rename hospital in memory of vet

    President Barack Obama signed a bill that would rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.


    Former Northeast Community Center for sale again

    The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.


    NE doctor receives prestigious award

    A Northeast native who practices chiropractic and holistic healthcare in Bucks County has joined the ranks of child advocates including Dr. Theodore Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) and Dr. Benjamin Spock, as well as Nobel Prize winners Dr. Jonas Salk and Linus Pauling, as a recipient of the International Academy for Child Brain Development’s “Statuette with Pedestal” award for 2014.


    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.


    Matthews to be inducted into NE Hall of Fame

    Chris Matthews is a nationally known political commentator and television news host who has been following politics since the 1950s.


    A family affair

    What started for the Nelson family over a hundred years ago is once again taking center stage today, as multi-platinum recording artists Matthew and Gunnar Nelson come to perform at the Sellersville Theater 1894 on Sept. 24.


    Local honorees to be awarded by Zionist organization

    Several people with Northeast ties will be honored on Sept. 10 at a gala sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District.


    Elvis tribute concert benefits CHOP

    The nonprofit Digi Foundation will hold its third annual Elvis Presley tribute artist concert on Saturday, July 19, at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Seventeen Elvis Presley impersonators will be performing as part of a benefit for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.