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NE native, 22, owns beauty salon with clients galore

Jessica Lee would always get in trouble in high school at Archbishop Ryan for braiding her friend's hair. It was the first sign that she was meant to be a hairstylist when she graduated. "That...

New turf field for Holy Family

Holy Family University on Saturday celebrated its Homecoming, which included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing to mark the opening of its new athletic turf field. The field includes a practice track, lighting and a scoreboard. The...

Happy 50th birthday, CORA

CORA Services, 8540 Verree Road, hosted CORA Fest on Saturday, inviting the community to a celebration of the human services agency’s 50th anniversary. The day featured vision and hearing screenings, soccer drills, pumpkin painting, balloon...

Around Town

Barbera pays football fees Gary Barbera and his Barbera Cares Program, in partnership with state Rep. Jared Solomon, on Saturday provided the necessary registration fees for 21 boys to participate on a football team at...

Inspiring people dealing with trauma and grief

The doctors weren't worried when Valarie Iosue's husband, Mark, began complaining about acid reflux and heartburn. Instead, they prescribed antacids, as they often do with people who suffer from acid reflux. Mark did what...

Give Greg, Hope new homes

Greg is a handsome man who is 12 years young and was taken to the shelter when his family moved. His owners had great things to say, including Greg being a good boy, a...


Local Albright College students who are peer tutors for the 2021-22 academic year are Leticia Borges, a Northeast High graduate and chemistry, biology and psychology tutor who is majoring in biology; Carleigh Molinaro, a...

Giving small businesses an online presence

While most businesses struggled during the pandemic, Dan Jacob and Mario Saint-Fleur saw an opportunity to help those same businesses. The two men observed that many small businesses struggle with maintaining an online presence —...

Bustleton Civic talks area properties

The Greater Bustleton Civic League last week held a Zoom meeting, discussing various properties in the neighborhood. The GBCL is upset at a debris-filled vacant lot owned by PECO Energy at 9358 Old Bustleton Ave....

PPH auxiliary feeds local firefighters

The Philadelphia Protestant Home auxiliary purchased hot meals for firefighters at Engine 64, 6100 Rising Sun Ave. The auxiliary, in existence for more than 130 years and formerly known as the Women’s Aid Society, bought...
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