Singing in his high school chorus provided Keith Spencer with an opportunity he never had imagined.
Sometime next spring, muralist Cesar Viveros will put Frankford’s story on the walls along the neighborhood’s business corridor.
He’s gone from coaching youth hockey in Northeast Philadelphia to helping teams conquer the world. And through it all, one thing has remained the same — his love for the game.
The Phillies find themselves in a rather unusual — and potentially sticky — situation at the moment.
When Mayor John F. Street and Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson shut down the Philadelphia Police Department’s mounted patrol in 2004, the unit was getting $190,000 in annual funding from the city.
The ability of retired Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua to testify will be at issue next month.
Philadelphia police are looking for the owners of more than $100,000 worth of electronic equipment, computers, cameras, power tools, musical instruments and other property after arresting two Northeast men Thursday for dozens of automobile break-ins.
Curtis Hairston made thousands of dollars by burglarizing more than a dozen businesses in the Northeast and North Philadelphia in June, authorities say. The long arm of the law finally caught up with him on Friday.
A Tacony woman was beaten and assaulted sexually in Pennypack Park after accepting a ride from a strange man in a pickup truck early on Aug. 2, Philadelphia police say.
A Mayfair man’s plans to put an indoor softball and baseball training facility into a McNulty Road warehouse got the city Zoning Board of Adjustment’s approval in July.