City Council President Darrell Clarke recently stopped in Fishtown to address homeowner's concerns about the city's Actual Value Initiative.
Brief news items from around your neighborhoods.
Philadelphia firefighters are searching for a 15-year-old boy who was swept away in the waters of the Pennypack Creek Tuesday night.
A local church and its volunteers are helping refugees adjust to a new life in the United States.
Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.
Leigh Ann Costanzo, a former softball player at St. Hubert and Holy Family, has spent time on a different field the last two years as a Phillies ball girl at Citizens Bank Park.
Councilman details plan that would cut channel in Pennypack Creek dam and eliminate swimming hole just above the dam.
Local Wiffle ball enthusiasts hold a daylong tournament in the Northeast. The backyard skills on the diamond raised more than $600 for charity.
Concerns for fallen trees during Hurricane Sandy continue to loom in Northeast.
Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.