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Financial planning for women [Financial Perspectives]

Many studies have been done to shed light on the financial habits of women in America. Common themes emerge among them, and while they are not earth shattering, they reinforce that…

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Mayfair Halloween Decorating Contest winners announced

Three homes have received top honors in the inaugural Mayfair Halloween Decorating Contest, and they'll be presented with their official lawn signs tonight. In no particular order, 3527 Oakmont St., 3142 St.…

Why am I doing repairs on a home I am selling? [Real NEastate]

My real estate broker told me I did not need to do any repairs to my home to sell it, so I did not do any. And I listed it for…

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Franklin Towne Charter High girls soccer team wins Public League title [updated]

Updated Oct. 29: Franklin Towne Charter defeated Central, 5-1. From Oct. 28: Tonight, Franklin Towne Charter High School girls soccer team heads off to compete for its third consecutive…

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Cell phone kiosk ban on hold for now in Philly

A Philadelphia City Council committee heard testimony about cell phone theft and the use of high-tech gear to buy phones last week as it considers the future of kiosks that dispense…

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Flag dedication ceremony at Holme-Crisp Cemetery

A ceremony is set to put the finishing touches at the grave of Thomas Holme at Holme-Crisp Cemetery. The small cemetery on the 3000-block of Holme Avenue near Convent Avenue is…

Where in the Far Northeast can I buy a house for $100k? [Real NEstate]

I’m a first-time homebuyer from Frankford and am not familiar with home prices in the Far Northeast. How far in the Northeast can I go for a $100,000 home? I work…

Financial Perspectives: Managing credit card debt [republished]

 Certified Financial Planner Jim Heisler is out of town this week. This installment of his column was first published in Summer 2011. I have been meeting people, and hearing stories from…

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Mayfair Civic Association hosts Halloween decorating contest

Get the lights, the pumpkins and the creepy music out. The Mayfair Civic Association is holding a Halloween decorating contest for people who live within the group's boundaries. Starting Wednesday,…

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Crusader Classic gets 200 people running for scholarship fund

The 11th annual Crusader Classic 5k run/1 Mile Walk held last weekend benefitted the Lt.Robert Neary Scholarship Fund, which will provide partial scholarships to deserving students who may otherwise be unable to attend Father…

What extra fees do I pay for a bank-owned property? [Real NEastate]

I’m looking at a fixer-upper in Burlholme, and it’s a bank owned property. It says that “Any and all Certs, CO's and U & O's are a responsibility of the buyer before…

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Judge bests Ryan in weekend football game

Though the game was close for awhile, Father Judge ultimately defeated Archbishop Ryan in football over the weekend, 28-17. The full slideshow can be seen below. Created with flickr slideshow.

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A little something for adults at Mayfair Memorial Playground

Volunteers hustled around all weekend at Mayfair Memorial Playground at Lincoln High School to install adult exercise equipment and put in a seven-foot fence, which is Phase II of the three-phase update for…

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Cottman Avenue a focus of Central Northeast planning discussion

When you think of Cottman Avenue west of the Roosevelt Boulevard, what do you picture? Heavy car traffic, lots of parking lots, several retail stores — many of which are vacant.…

What should I do with my Wissinoming rental property? [Real NEastate]

I have an investment property in Wissinoming. I pride myself in taking care of my investment property. My last tenant left the place a total mess and I just don’t have…

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Looming retirement crisis: Part 2 [Financial Perspectives]

In my last column, I wrote about how there is a retirement crisis looming. posted an article  today about this very topic. The article starts off by saying that Americans…

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Baldi students learn about STEM through the arts [video]

Education does not come just from textbooks anymore. Schools in Philadelphia are taking a different route and are taking students outside of the classroom in order to get the most out…

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How the Shore Road Tavern became a haven for underground musicians

Robbins Avenue  might be best known for carrying Northeast Philadelphians to the Shore across the Tacony Palmyra Bridge, but it's also home to The Shore Road Tavern. The bar has Kathleen Fiedler's…

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Pa. legislators propose scrap metal database to guard against theft

A state-wide database of scrap metal transactions would help prevent thefts, according to legislation proposed this week by Pa. Reps. Kevin Boyle, D-172nd, and John Taylor, 177th. Residents in Holme Circle,…

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'Ugly Floor Contest' continues through Oct. 14

The Carpet Shop in Fox Chase is holding an Ugly Floor Contest and will be giving away a $50 gift certificate to the person with the most hideous floor to help redecorate before…

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