Story Archive February 20 2013

Apartment fire in Frankford

Firefighters quickly brought a blaze in a three-story Frankford apartment house under control early Feb. 13.

Bank robber sought

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force seeks the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed a Frankford bank on Feb. 11.

Maggie’s Cafe plans to expand, build parking lot

East Torresdale residents offered an oft-maligned neighborhood restaurant and nightclub their support last week as they voted to allow the business to expand its footprint.

Pets of the Week (February 20, 2013)

Paulette wants a new best friend

Chasing the dream

Carolina was 10 years old when she left her native Brazil and came to the United States with her aunt and sister.

Property assessments headed home

Property owners can expect to get their actual value assessments in the mail this week, and the city’s fiscal watchdog predicted there will plenty of winners and losers when it comes to paying property taxes next year.

Calling healthy River Wards neighbors!

Have you made — and stuck with — a New Year’s resolution concerning your health? Have you begun a weight loss or nutrition program, stopped smoking, or dedicated yourself to exercise? Star wants to feature River Wards neighbors who are living healthy! Share with us your story of your healthy resolution, before-and-after photos of weight loss, or any other information about your healthy lifestyle to Include name, phone number and neighborhood.