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Oxford Circle man suspected in Virginia jewelry heist

An armed jewelry store robbery allegedly committed by two Philadelphia men near Williamsburg, Va., last week went wrong on so many levels, it’s a wonder how Oxford Circle resident Eric D. Roach lasted more...

Fear and loathing on I-95

I love driving on I-95 through Northeast Philly. Nothing is so relaxing as casually glancing at your mirror and being freaked by the massive headlights of a screaming 16-wheeler that’s six inches off your...

An unhappy evening of ‘metha-drone’

Susan Potts-Nulty holds a “No Methadone Clinic” sign at Lincoln High School about the proposed Methadone Clinic on the 7900 block of Frankford Ave. on Tuesday, July 26.Kevin Cook/for the TimesThe 800 people who crowded into...

Dollar signs

Many Philadelphia property owners are already agitated about recent increases in real-estate taxes.Last year, City Council passed and Mayor Michael Nutter signed a bill increasing the tax by 9.9 percent for two years.This year, Council...

Pence a perfect fit for Fightin’ Phils

When the Phillies lost Jayson Werth over the winter to the surprisingly deep pockets of the Washington Nationals, the team’s lineup was left with a pretty glaring hole.They had a glut of lefthanded power bats...

Phanatic about dancing

He’s jolly.He’s green.He’s got some of the best moves in baseball.But on Aug. 26, the Phillie Phanatic might learn some new moves courtesy of the Dance with Celeste performance team.The 23 members of the...

For Jackson, quirky works fine

All in all, her squeaky voice, gymnastic abilities, and her willingness to laugh at herself all contributed to Victoria Jackson’s career.Now she’s reuniting with fellow Saturday Night Live alumnus Joe Piscopo at Club Piscopo,...

Pick 6 . . .

Shoppers buy veggies at the Frankford market. JENNY SWIGODA / TIMES PHOTO. . . or pick as many veggies and fruits as you’d like. Two farmers have brought markets to Frankford, optimistic that it’ll be a fertile...

Heiress of History

Meg Sharp Walton is the new executive director of the Glen Foerd Conservation Corp. JENNY SWIGODA / TIMES PHOTOHaving grown up in central New Jersey and lived the last two decades in Bethlehem, Pa., Meg...

Calendar continued (July 28, 2011)

Wednesday, Aug. 3EVENTSAdult Tap Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. $10 per class. Wednesdays. 8 p.m. 215–335–3232.Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215–725–8055.Aerobics St....
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