Northeast Times

Story Archive April 18 2012

What lies ahead at St. Boniface?

St. Boniface church, at Hancock and Diamond streets, has been vacant since 2006. A plan to turn the site into a multimillion-dollar housing complex could be impacted by a zoning change proposed by City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez (D-7th dist.).


“It looked like the sky was on fire”

After the fire that burned the Buck Hosiery building in Kensington to the ground, neighbors have been asked to inspect their homes, especially their roofs, because embers from the fire could have damaged properties throughout the community.


After the fire

Neighbors came together on Sunday to mourn the deaths of firefighters Daniel Sweeney and Lt. Robert Neary, who died fighting the blaze that tore through the old Buck Hosiery building on Monday, April 9.


Riverward upcoming events for April 18

New this week, the Star is including all our paper's listed upcoming events online. Enjoy. If you have a calendar listing you'd like to see included here, e-mail Star@bsmphilly.com