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Dog of the Week: Roc

Come meet Roc! I'm a Neopolitian Mastiff Mix with brindle/black coloring and a patch of white on my head and muzzle. I weigh about 70 lbs., but don't let my size fool…

    • Tacony's Erin Dwyer shadowed Mayor Michael Nutter Wednesday for PAL Day at City Hall. Photo/Tom MacDonald for NewsWorks

By way of Tacony PAL, teen spends the day shadowing mayor

Tacony's Erin Dwyer shadowed Mayor Michael Nutter Wednesday for PAL Day at City Hall. Photo/Tom MacDonald for NewsWorks Police Athletic League Day at City Hall in Philadelphia brought out some of…

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Danza joins Stack to discuss public school budget cuts

Actor Tony Danza is back in the Northeast. Long after wrapping up his teaching gig at Northeast High School, Danza will perform there tonight in the "ExtravaDanza" student/teacher talent show. But…

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Projects aims to find out what makes Philadelphia streets beautiful

Image/Beautiful Street What makes a street beautiful? Sunlight? Trees? Kids playing? Smooth asphalt? It might sound easy to define on paper, but scan through 200 randomly selected Philadelphia streets images, and…

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ICEdot emergency notification system comes to Philadelphia [video]

ICEdot has arrived in Philadelphia It's as simple as a sticker on your car or the window of your house. The yellow sticker and accompanying brochure hold your family members' names,…

Real Estate: How much can I get for my Holmesburg home?

Q: If I want to sell my home in Holmesburg, how much do you think I can get for it now? It is a three-bedroom and one-bathroom row. It is in…

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As city focuses on waterfront revival, conversation turns toward I-95

Flickr Photo/tom_allen Interstate 95 is a much-used highway in Philadelphia. It also happens to separate parts of neighborhoods like Wissinoming, Tacony, Holmesburg, Upper Holmesburg and Torresdale from the Delaware River waterfront.…

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Financial Perspectives: Potential tax deductions and credits to keep in mind

Time is zipping by us quickly. As you contemplate getting your tax return done, there may be a few deductions that you can take advantage of. Here are a few that you…

    • Responder Lou Maldonaldo (L) and BEMS Managing Director Tim Hinchcliff (R) accept a check from Rep. Brendan Boyle and the state. Photo/G.E. Reutter

Brendan Boyle presents check to Burholme Emergency Medical Service

Responder Lou Maldonaldo (L) and BEMS Managing Director Tim Hinchcliff (R) accept a check from Rep. Brendan Boyle and the state. Photo/G.E. Reutter State Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-170th, brought good news…

    • Tires were slashed on 13 cars on the 4000-block of Aldine Street over the weekend. Image/Google Maps

Tires slashed on Aldine Street for second time

It was deja vu in Mayfair yesterday, where residents of the 4000-block of Aldine Street once again had their tires slashed. The same thing happened a week ago, on the…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News fixed the error - almost

Action News must have a routine - make an error, correct it, but miss all the references so there is one obvious mistake hanging around in the story. Not long after…

    • Jay Lipschutz delivers meals for Klein JCC's Home Delivered Meals program in October 2010. File photo/Gail Austin

Klein JCC awarded $5k for participation in Subaru Meals on Wheels program

Jay Lipschutz delivers meals for Klein JCC's Home Delivered Meals program in October 2010. File photo/Gail AustinKlein JCC of Bustleton is receiving more attention for its Meals on Wheels program.…

    • St. Hubert's students rally on Torresdale Avenue in January. Photo/Michelle Alton

St. Hubert's students await an answer on closure appeal

St. Hubert's students rally on Torresdale Avenue in January. Photo/Michelle Alton Catholic schools across the Philadelphia area are waiting for some big news.  On Friday, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will announce…

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Cat of the Week: Bubba

This senior boy needs out of the shelter ASAP! Bubba (A15174499) is a handsome tabby and white male cat. He is around 15 years old, and he was sadly dumped here at the…

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Dog of the Week: Lola

LOLA (FKA LILLY) A14980718 No need to go to the Copacabana, we've got your Lola right here! Our Lola's a 3- to 5-year-old cinnamon colored pit bull mix with eyes the color of…

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Office of Emergency Management brings preparedness lessons to Parkwood [video]

The Northeast is no stranger to the city's Office of Emergency Management. OEM's Ed Vassallo has been seen at many a civic association meeting bringing emergency preparedness tips with him. Last…

Real NEastate: When will I know the right time to buy?

Q: For several years, I’ve been seeing the prices of homes in the Northeast going down. Last year was supposedly the “best time to buy.” But this year it seems like…

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Tacony man fatally shot in argument with neighbor

An argument between two Tacony neighbors left one of them dead yesterday afternoon. The victim, 47, was shot multiple times outside a home on Torresdale Avenue near Magee Avenue. His…

    • An aerial view of East Torresdale's Pleasant Hill Park along the Delaware River. Image/Google Maps

Pleasant Hill Park funding will improve fish ponds, walkways, picnic areas

An aerial view of East Torresdale's Pleasant Hill Park along the Delaware River. Image/Google Maps The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced earlier this month that $318,000 in funding…

    • Tires were slashed on 13 cars on the 4000-block of Aldine Street over the weekend. Image/Google Maps

More cars vandalized in Mayfair as town watch continues member training

Tires were slashed on 13 cars on the 4000-block of Aldine Street over the weekend. Image/Google Maps A week after two dozen Mayfair residents awoke to find their cars vandalized,…

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