Hundreds joined to celebrate Catholic education at Our Lady of Port Richmond with Auxiliary Bishop Michael J. Fizgerald and local dignitaries in the OLPR gym, according to the school.
A week ago Tuesday, even as we were putting finishing touches on a Page One story about postcards from the past, I began talking with reporter Bill Kenny about the gun show story you see on this week’s cover.
Leadership of Port Richmond West Community Action Network met with representatives of ConRail Jan. 25 to begin an ongoing dialogue with the rail provider about some dangerous and problem sidings in the area, according to a press release from the group.
A private developer is seeking public funding to convert an old convent on Holme Avenue into a 44-unit apartment complex for homeless military veterans and other low-income people — but neighborhood folks already knew about that.
Philadelphia police have not named a suspect or determined a motive in the fatal shooting of a Castor Gardens teenager about two blocks from his home last Thursday night.
Officer Daniel Boyle’s legacy grew last month as a scholarship program created in his memory extended benefits to students in two additional schools for the current academic year.
The River Wards are often described as up-and-coming neighborhoods, thanks to burgeoning residential development as well as the openings of businesses.
Holmesburg-area residents were hoping that heightened public awareness of the Pennypack Creek Bridge would bring cleanliness and better security to the centuries-old viaduct at Frankford Avenue.
Mark Gilson, chief of the district attorney’s Northeast bureau, recalls a time when a person convicted of carrying an unlicensed gun received a sentence of probation.
The Harvey/DeLange family’s 23rd annual benefit to combat cystic fibrosis is approaching, and planners are hoping for another big night.