At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.
Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.
It was difficult for Bruce Platt to watch his mother succumb to aggressive pancreatic cancer. But it inspired him to push the Pennsylvania Legislature for a resolution to promote awareness of the disease.
It was a jubilant time for motorists last week when completed repairs to the Holme Avenue bridge ended months of detours and aggravation.
Philadelphia police officers George Rodriguez and Anthony Avery were named Officers of the Month for September during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 20 at Seven Mile Road Church.
In a championship soccer game featuring teams as evenly matched as Northeast High and George Washington, the victor would have to play perfectly to claim the title.
Former Falcon Boomer Steigelman fit in just fine at Roman, helping to lead the team's playoff run this year.