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Local Chinese-Americans donating to 2nd Police District, Temple Hospital

The local Chinese-American community is coming together to benefit first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. Chinese-Americans donated masks, gloves and $1,000 in memory of slain police Sgt. James O'Connor IV to the 2nd Police District. The...

Presentation BVM is keeping up with science work

On March 12, fourth-graders at Presentation BVM Elementary School wet three different seeds to see which one would germinate first. Their teacher, Mrs. Rae, sent the bag of seeds home along with books as...

The learning goes on for Archbishop Ryan students

As students of all ages have been online learning for the last few weeks, how does it compare to traditional classroom learning? “It’s hard to replicate,” acknowledged Archbishop Ryan High School principal Joseph McFadden. Still, McFadden...

Henon, Asian-American groups provide FOP with medical supplies

City Councilman Bobby Henon and the Northeast Philadelphia Development Corporation last week welcomed Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 officials to a news conference, where about $15,000 in medical supplies were donated for use...

Bustleton Post Office worker has coronavirus

The U.S. Postal Service has learned that one of its Bustleton Station employees recently tested positive for the coronavirus disease. The station is at 9925 Bustleton Ave. The USPS said the safety and well-being of employees...

Continuing to cope with COVID-19

March 2020 will forever be known as the month when the coronavirus changed the lives of all Americans, at least for a short period of time. As we head into April, it remains to be...

Auditions for tuition-free summer music camp for teens begin April 10

Musicians in grades six through 12 will have the opportunity to play in a rock band all summer for free. Share the Spotlight is holding auditions this month for its fourth season in Philadelphia. The...

185 coronavirus cases in Northeast Philadelphia

The city has released a map breaking down the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and tests by ZIP code in Philadelphia. There are a total of 185 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Northeast Philadelphia ZIP...

Local man earns prestigious award

Marquis Who's Who, a publisher of biographical profiles, presented Fox Chase resident George Tomezsko with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Tomezsko has been an adjunct professor of history at Manor College in Jenkintown...

Wolf administration receives USDA approval for COVID-19 disaster food distribution

One day after a letter from Gov. Tom Wolf was sent to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding received approval for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to operate a Disaster...
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