Around Town

Santa Claus coming to Summerdale Santa Claus is inviting children to breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Houseman Recreation...

Eagles beat Rams to make season interesting

One thing you can always count on with the Eagles; they are always interesting. There is always something happening with this team that...

Public League, PCL teams have high hopes

It’s hard when you play in two of the toughest leagues out there, but the Northeast Philadelphia boys basketball teams that compete in the...

Police looking for Mayfair bank robber

Police and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed...

Police looking for man in connection to Payless robberies

Police are looking for a man who they say targeted two Payless shoe stores in...

Man shot in the head Thursday night in Tacony

A 25-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot in the head Thursday night...

Crime Log: Nov. 26 – Dec. 9

As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other...

Man shot Sunday morning in Rhawnhurst

A 21-year-old man was shot in the chest early Sunday morning near the corner of...

Three dead in Frankford shooting

Officers from the 15th Police District responded to a triple shooting scene in Frankford that...

Op-ed: Dawkins has accomplished a lot in office

By Amanda Hamid How well do you know your state representative? Do you know what their duty is, and what they have done for you so...

Savor the holidays with fruitcake

Making fruitcake at Christmas time was and is a holiday tradition at my house. Like good wine and personal wisdom, fruitcake becomes better with age....

Meditation Column: Remain fit and healthy

Fit, defined as an adjective, means that something is suitable of the same required quality, to go along with something that is already happening...

Movie Review: Perfectly spun web

  Whether you’re even interested in the character or not, you know the story of Spider-Man. Bitten by a radioactive spider, “with great power comes...

Letters to the Editor

We need to fix our city We need to realize Philadelphia is broken. Until we, as residents of Philadelphia, do this, we can’t fix what...
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