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Northeast chef competes on Hell’s Kitchen

Torresdale’s Christine Hazel, a chef adviser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, is a contestant on the current season of Hell’s Kitchen.



Doctor charged for illegal sale of prescription drugs

A Northeast-based family doctor was charged last week with 23 counts of illegally selling prescription drugs after a federal grand jury indicted him on 26 additional counts of the same offense earlier in February.


Dialysis patient pleads guilty in scheme to defraud Medicare

A 61-year-old dialysis patient is facing up to 20 years in federal prison and a $1 million fine after admitting last week to his participation in a Northeast ambulance company’s scheme to defraud the Medicare program.


Letters to the Editor: March 4, 2015

Support firefighter pensions



Benefit will help fund statue honoring local veteran

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Saturday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.


Crime log: March 4, 2015

Feb. 9 through 22


Around town: March 4, 2015

See how maple syrup is made



Gibbons PAL given additional time to find new location

The Gibbons PAL center on Rising Sun Avenue has been looking for a new home. It just got a little more time to find one.

Breaking News

Merchant stabbed in the face during robbery

A Holmesburg merchant snatched a gun from a robber on Monday morning, but then the crook pulled a knife and stabbed the We Buy Gold shopkeeper, Philadelphia police say.


Murder charges stem from NE home invasion

A homeless man is facing a murder charge in connection with a home invasion and fatal shooting in Frankford in January.


Ten airbags stolen from cars in Rhawnhurst

Detectives can probably rule out one suspect in a rash of automobile break-ins on Sunday night in Rhawnhurst. It wasn’t Joe Isuzu.


Homeless man caught attempting to rob CVS

Note to burglars: When an alarm sounds, it’s time to go.


Serial robbers strike in Bensalem

A couple of armed robbers who targeted a Somerton gas station mini-mart last month have been growing their territory, suburban police claim. The same two men allegedly knocked off gas stations three times, as well as a convenience store and a smoke shop in Bensalem.

From the Northeast Times

White receives wealth of endorsements

Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.

From the Star

Setting the record straight on the Aramingo Diner

Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.

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Trips: March 4, 2015

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS April 25 to 28. Disney World. $2899 includes 4 days and 3 nights, roundtrip airfare, taxes, fees, Park Hopper admission and transfers. 610-892-1133.