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Independent Weinrich joins race in 152nd district

John Weinrich has filed to run as an independent in the 152nd Legislative District. The seat is held by Republican Rep. Tom Murt, who is not seeking re-election. The other candidates are Republican Karen Houck, a...

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Blood drive Aug. 12 at Loudenslager The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from noon to 5 p.m. at Cpl. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366, 7976 Oxford Ave. Sign...

45 years of fine dining

Larry Thum worked part-time as a dishwasher and cook at the restaurant inside S. Klein department store, which closed its Roosevelt Mall location in 1975. Thum wasn’t unemployed for long, landing a job at Torresdale...

Philly restaurants waiting to hear dining decision

Indoor restaurant dining in Philadelphia remains prohibited until at least Sept. 1, and that date could be extended. The city will announce on Aug. 21 whether indoor dining will resume on Sept. 1, or later. Mask...

Congratulations to these Northeast Philadelphia scholars

Jada Rawlinson-Carter achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring 2020 semester, earning a spot on the provost's list at Hofstra University. •• Nicole Etters has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list...

Delilah and Lola are delightful

Delilah is an independent, senior girl. She's an amazing dog who wants to be an only pet and needs low traffic, with no small kids in the home. She enjoys treats, going for walks, playing with...

A tribute to Morgan McCaffery

Hundreds of friends of Morgan McCaffery came out on Friday night to celebrate the life of the “Oakmont Angel.” Morgan, 18, was stabbed to death Monday at a train station in Meadowbrook. Authorities have arrested...

Boyle receives prestigious AOH/LAOH medal

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-2nd dist.) last week received the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial Medal for 2020 from the national chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. The...

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Boulevard speeding tickets coming Saturday The Philadelphia Park Authority will begin issuing speeding tickets along Roosevelt Boulevard on Aug. 1. Speed cameras were installed on June 1 at the following eight intersections: Banks Way, F Street,...

When will indoor restaurant dining resume?

Indoor restaurant dining in Philadelphia remains prohibited until at least Aug. 1, and that date could be extended. Mask wearing remains required in all businesses, and the state has issued an order requiring masks while...
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