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    Hometown heroes

    Northeast’s finest will be honored at the 29th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet this spring.


    In loving memory

    The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives within the last week have approved 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.


    No horsing around

    Before the 119th installment of the ancient Northeast-Central Thanksgiving football rivalry, senior linebacker Steve Rowe gathered his teammates on the sideline and had a simple message:


    Penn Charter uses local ties to score in girls soccer

    Darci Borski knows what it’s like to rack up accolades and championships as a high school soccer star. Now, thanks to the experience she gained and is now paying forward as a head coach, so too do a new generation of student-athletes at Penn Charter. 


    Thanksgiving football preview: Central vs. Northeast

    WHERE: Northeast High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Central, 6-3 (OT) NORTHEAST LEADS SERIES: 56-52-10


    Public League Class AAAA football quarterfinal previews

    This weekend, while Philadelphia Catholic League football all get a bye before the postseason begins, their Public League counterparts will hit the gridiron on Friday and Saturday. Here’s a closer look at the quarterfinals matchups for our area teams:


    Blast from the past

    Think leg warmers, Reeboks, acid-washed jeans, skinny ties and big hair. Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s 1984 grads are planning to attend their 30th reunion next month at the Quartett Club on Southampton Road dressed in 1980s clothing. Mix in ’80s music and the nostalgia that is the spirit of such an event, and this reunion is shaping up to be one great party.


    Somerton couple does not sign forfeiture agreement

    The District Attorney’s office last week said a Somerton couple wouldn’t have to worry about losing their home if they would sign an agreement that would end forfeiture proceedings against their Ferndale Street property. The couple’s lawyer, however, said they wouldn’t sign.


    I-95 night lane closures scheduled in Northeast Philadelphia

    PennDOT will close I-95’s northbound and southbound lanes in the Northeast next week for road work.