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Lockdown lifted at Northeast after bullets recovered

Northeast High School was on lockdown for nearly two hours Monday after a student was found with live ammunition, authorities said. The school, with an enrollment of more than 3,400, was placed on lockdown around...

O’Neill honors Eagle Scout

City Councilman Brian O'Neill presented Eric Gorski with a framed Council citation for achieving Eagle Scout. Gorski is a member of Boy Scout Troop 460, based at Our Lady of Calvary Parish. Gorski created a first...

Matilda, Merida want to waltz into your lives

Matilda is a 2-year-old, 12-pound sweetheart with two legs but is able to walk and even run on her front legs. Injuries left her incontinent of bowel and bladder. She wears a onesie with Poise...

As Christmas and Hannukah near, donations sought for the needy

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Christmas is just three weeks away, and Hanukkah comes even sooner, running this year from Dec. 22-30. Some Northeast families, though, don’t have...

Calendar of Events: Dec. 5-12

Thursday, Dec. 5 EVENTS Afternoon Artists at the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 6918 Torresdale Ave. Art history theme. Homeschooling families are welcome with children 6 and up. Students not being...

AOH Division 39 honors Judge football players with scholarships

  Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St., last week continued its tradition of providing scholarships to Father Judge High School football players on Thanksgiving, after the “Turkey Bowl” against Abraham Lincoln. Coach...

Sheriff-elect Bilal begins her transition

Sheriff-elect Rochelle Bilal last week announced her transition team. Bilal, whose transition team includes former City Controller Jonathan Saidel, plans to implement policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and engagement of the more than...

Lights off for Greeby Street

Visitphilly.com, the city’s official tourism site, recently published a list of the best places to see Christmas lights, and Greeby Street in Tacony was among the selections. Any visitors who make the trip to the...

Fans smash Cowboys car, Dunphy Ford donates proceeds to FOP Survivors Fund

Dunphy Ford presented a $1,200 check to Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5’s Survivors Fund. The money was raised during a recent car smash before the Eagles played the Dallas Cowboys. ••

FOP honors families of fallen officers

Families of police officers who died in the line of duty were served breakfast and sent home with meals Wednesday, Nov. 27, in the Far Northeast. It was Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5’s annual...
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