A former convent in Northeast Philadelphia is among eight properties the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has decided to sell at an auction slated for July 24 at the Sheraton Philadelpahia Downtown.
Local attorney gets leadership post
A Philadelphia man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for robbing six banks, including one in the Northeast, between July 24, 2009, and last Aug. 10.
Actor Bill Robling has been portraying one for the nation’s Founding Fathers for more than a decade.
Firefighters made a grisly discovery after they extinguished a burning car in Pennypack Park last Thursday. There was a human body in the vehicle’s trunk.
Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League were glad to hear the Zoning Board of Adjustment has agreed with the league’s opposition to legalizing a deck on the 9900 block of Alicia St. Not only did the zoning board reject the variance, it also ordered the homeowner to tear down the deck.
Community Events (July 4-11)
Gibbons Athletic Association July 21. Resorts. Package includes bus, games and refreshments on the bus, extra hour at the shore, dinner buffet and “Divas Do AC,” a celebrity impersonator show. Departure inf.: 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863.
Almost $700,000 in improvements to Chalfont Playground were celebrated in a June 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony.