Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in the Delaware River one day earlier after he had jumped in to save a friend from drowning.
The third annual Badges of Honor 5k Run will take place on Saturday morning near Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.
A year after North Catholic High School closed for good, its alumni association re-dedicated the Our Lady of Fatima shrine for graduates who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Two venerable local bowling alleys closed recently.
Officers from the 7th Police District captured the suspected armed robber of a Rhawnhurst convenience store early Monday after the bandit hid unsuccessfully inside his would-be getaway vehicle.
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Despite suffering its first loss of the season on May 21 in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Philadelphia’s police and fire football team, the Blue Flame, has qualified for a postseason game in the National Public Safety Football League.
Members of the Millbrook Civic Association last week learned that Walmart will close its stand-alone store on Franklin Mills Boulevard and move into the empty Boscov’s store inside the mall complex. They liked what they heard.
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