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Remembering Bill Fox, legendary Father Judge basketball coach

By Kevin Cooney Northeast Times When Mark Heimerdinger got the news last spring about the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis for Bill Fox, the former Cardinal Doughtery and Samuel Fels head coach felt compelled to put...

Hurb, Maddox hoping for forever homes

    Hurb is a well-mannered and affectionate 9-year-old boy. Cataracts impair his vision, so he sees light and motion, and he is deaf. These things don't hold him back from living a good life. He learned...

Task force returns from Florida condo collapse

Gov. Tom Wolf and Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel on Friday afternoon welcomed back about 80 members of PA-Task Force 1, who returned to Philadelphia after completing their mission to search for, rescue and recover...


Eric Mieu has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list for the spring 2021 term. Mieu is majoring in physical therapist assistant. To qualify for the designation, an undergraduate student must carry...

Local News

Fun day at American Heritage American Heritage Credit Union and 98.1 WOGL will resume the Car Show and Member Appreciation Day, with a simultaneous commemoration of The Kids-N-Hope Foundation’s 25th anniversary, with an on-campus concert...

Appreciating our veterans

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein, City Councilman Bobby Henon and the Mayfair Business Improvement District held a veterans appreciation barbecue on Saturday afternoon at Frankford and Cottman avenues. Evryman Jack provided live music. Temple University Health...

Government partners with community organizations to improve Burholme monument

Local government continues to partner with community organizations to help revive the Northeast business corridors. State Rep. Jared Solomon (D-202nd dist.) along with Councilman Brian O’Neill, former Councilman Al Taubenberger, Sen. Tina Tartaglione, Rep. Brendan...

Rocking the spectrum in Parkwood

Dozens of kids came to Saturday’s grand reopening of We Rock the Spectrum – Northeast Philadelphia, a children’s gym at 12357 Academy Road, in the Parkwood Shopping Center. We Rock the Spectrum is a gym...

Around Town

Somerton Civic meeting tonight Somerton Civic Association will meet Wednesday, July 14, at 7 p.m. at the tent at the Quartett Club at 1075 Southampton Road. The discussion will include zoning matters at 250 Byberry Road...

Putting folks on the right PATH

  The governor and mayor were among those celebrating on Monday as People Acting To Help opened its new headquarters at Castor and Cottman avenues. The agency is billing itself as PATH@1919, as its new home...
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