City COVID cases climb above 40,000

The city today reported 40,704 total confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at There have...

Vikings grunts happy, hungry to play

Nobody works harder. But nobody has more fun. The Northeast High School football team has more than its share of stars, but one of its strengths...

Judge grad named interim football coach at Ryan

Bill Murphy graduated from Father Judge High School. He now sees himself as a Ryan guy. Murphy, a 1996 graduate of Judge, was named interim football...

One dead, six injured in shooting near Frankford Hospital

A mass shooting on the 4900 block of Frankford Avenue Thursday night left one man...

2 suspects wanted in Wissinoming gun robbery

Police are looking for two suspects who stole a woman’s keys and car on the...

Crime log: Oct. 7, 2020

Sept. 14 through 27 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics...

Police investigating murders in Summerdale, Castor Gardens

Police are looking for motives and suspects in two local Monday murders. At about 5:11 p.m.,...

Crime log: Sept. 23, 2020

Aug. 31 through Sept. 13 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults,...

Authorities looking for attempted bank robber

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify...

Letters to the editor

Targeted stimulus needed The press doesn't appear to give the same scrutiny to the Democrats that they give to Trump. The latest stimulus package put forward...

Letters to the editor

Rizzo family thanks Joe Gale It goes without saying that 2020 has been a turbulent and trying year for our nation and its people. Nearly every...

Let’s come together to boost economy

By Mark Schweiker America is divided. We see and feel it every day, and one can become discouraged. Then, when we recently marked the 19th...

Letters to the editor

Voter roll woes Recently my wife received, at her childhood home, a document in her maiden name, to obtain a mail in ballot. She moved out...

Letters to the editor

Give up indoor dining I think the last time we saw Mr. Kenney eating indoors was in Chinatown. He wanted to assure the city that...
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