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Taking the long road

Sometimes in life, it pays off to take the long road. In the case of Ethan and Sally, two lovestruck characters dreamed up by Mayfair resident Christopher Tait, taking the long road on the drive...

JEVS offering job search, career help

At age 62, Catherine Blum moved to Northeast Philadelphia for the first time, settling down in Bustleton to be closer to her family. Before moving from Scranton last December she worked 50-hour weeks in...

Music for a good cause

The Leigh Leckerman Foundation presented a drive-in concert featuring David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket on Saturday night at the Neshaminy Mall parking lot, near the former Sears. WMMR’s Pierre Robert announced the performers at the...

Celebrating Halloween

City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) on Saturday afternoon hosted Bobby’s Halloween Boo Bash at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. The day featured trick or treating through trunks and tables; games and activities; a disc jockey;...

Scrap company flourishing along the river

Morris Iron & Steel owner Ron Greller has a simple explanation as to why his business is doing so well. “There’s always a market for scrap,” he said. Morris is a family-owned, fourth-generation company with office...

Socks for the street

For most 11-year-olds, keeping up with virtual schooling and helping his mother volunteer would be more than enough to fill a schedule. For Normandy’s Declan Cassidy, though, it’s not enough. Last year, Declan decided to...

Torresdale resident releases high-fantasy novel

Just like the main character in her debut novel, Torresdale resident Melissa Matos couldn’t resist the call. In Song of the Wild, a high-fantasy/mystery novel penned by Matos and available now, protagonist Glade Balladeer must...

100 more things to do in Philadelphia

Irene Levy Baker loves to talk about Philadelphia. So much so, that she ran out of room in her first book of 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die, that she created a...

Building cool stuff at Oat Foundry

At Oat Foundry, the motto is, “We build cool stuff,” for brands and companies worldwide. Oat Foundry opened in 2013 at the Frankford Arsenal Business Center, 2275 Bridge St. City Councilman Bobby Henon sponsored a resolution...

Community fridge comes to Lawncrest

If you spot a yellow refrigerator on the sidewalk outside Restoration Church on the 6400 block of Rising Sun Avenue, feel free to help yourself to what’s inside. Or better yet, feel free to...
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