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Local civic group approves plans for NE marijuana facility

Hearing a powerful testimonial about Flyers founder and chairman Ed Snider’s use of medical marijuana, members of the Parkwood Civic Association unanimously endorsed a plan by two of his children and his grandchild to build a 125,000-square-foot medical marijuana growing and processing plant in the Far Northeast.

Tomlinson announces he’s running for city controller

The former CPA wrote on Facebook that the city over-taxes people and has too much waste, fraud and corruption.

Taylor to host Narcan meeting

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will hold a community meeting to show families dealing with opioid addictions how to administer the drug Narcan to rescue people suffering an overdose.

Tattoo Arts Convention makes its mark

“It’s hard to tell how a scar is going to heal. We try to control that healing process,” Johnross says, cutting an X shape layer of flesh.

Soaring to excellence

Mayor Jim Kenney visited Swenson Arts and Technology School in recognition of February being Career and Technical Education Month.

Sabatina votes against bill to withhold funding for sanctuary cities

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) voted against a bill that would withhold state funding for sanctuary cities such as Philadelphia.

Residents concerned about Mayfair ‘speakeasy’

When the flappers and wise guys of the Roaring ’20s used the term “speakeasy” to refer to an unlicensed, underground drinking establishment, they did it for a reason.

Providing hope

NESTco consists of about 30 groups that join forces to help the needy.

Pets of the Week: Feb. 15, 2017

Navy needs a new home