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McGinty criticized for U.S. Senate run

The America Rising political action committee is criticizing Katie McGinty for resigning last week as chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf to make an expected run for U.S. Senate.



Inmate stabs prison officer with shank

An inmate inside the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg stabbed a prison officer numerous times in the head, neck and arms during a routine prisoner count last Wednesday.


Man swipes charity change jar

The man who stole a charity change jar from the counter of a Tacony Wawa may be confused, but at least he stands out in a crowd, police say.


Letters to the Editor: July 29, 2015

Why I rejected Gov. Wolf’s historic tax hikes  


Neilson, Dailey speak at Candidates’ Night event

Politics can get pretty nasty around election time, but the race to fill the state House seat vacated earlier this year by John Sabatina Jr. has been anything but that.


Pets of the Week: July 29, 2015

Pompeii loves to play


Somerton Civic approves zoning application

The civic group’s executive board voted to back the renovation of the former Four Seasons Diner into a medical center.


Letters to the Editor: July 22, 2015

Some neighborhoods are becoming a disgrace


Pets of the Week: July 22, 2015

Madonna needs a forever home


Falcon pride prevails

North Catholic boasts two alumni associations that raise scholarship money for Catholic school students. 

Breaking News

Robber sought in several dollar store heists

Someone should tell this guy you’re supposed to spend dollars at the dollar store, not take the dollars.


Two NE men dead in unrelated shootings

Gunfire claimed the lives of two Northeast men in separate shootings last week.


Two men critical after knife fight in Tacony

A knife fight early Monday outside a Tacony house wasn’t what it initially seemed, but detectives are starting to get a much clearer picture of how two men ended up with critical stab wounds.


Former ironworkers boss sentenced to 19 years

Bustleton’s Joseph Dougherty, 73, had been convicted of racketeering and arson-related crimes.


Man robs sushi restaurant at knifepoint

Police are looking for a man who used a knife in a Burholme sushi restaurant, but he wasn’t trying to slice raw fish.

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.

Latest Opinion

Op-ed: There are affordable ways to obtain health coverage

Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon B. Johnson created Medicare and Medicaid with the swipe of his pen, providing access to quality, affordable health coverage to working families and underserved communities across the country. 

Latest Events

Trips: July 22, 2015

MARLYN FEIN CHAPTER, FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER July 26. Renault Winery, Egg Harbor, N.J., and Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. Lunch, wine tasting, trip to casino. $62. Round-trip transportation via motorcoach and $25 slot bonus at casino. Proceeds donated to Fox Chase Cancer Center. Reservations: 215-281-9430.