Story Archive July 17 2013

Star breaking news: Wednesday, July 17

A fire in Fishtown; missing boy last seen in Port Richmond.

Thief steals purse from car in Burholme

An opportunistic thief grabbed a woman’s purse from the front seat of her unattended and unlocked car in a Burholme parking lot last month, but police now have images of the unknown crook.

‘Times are changing’ in Port Richmond

Tony's Pizza is up for sale, but is likely to remain a pizza restaurant; the vacant Pilsudski Fraternal Association could become apartments, and the former law offces of the late Jack E. Matty may become a family-owned drug store. 

Trial set in NE High sex assault case

A former Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student has been scheduled for a trial by jury starting on Dec. 16.

Trips (July 17, 2013)

ST. JEROME LADIES GUILD July 18. Bucks County Playhouse. $85, includes bus, lunch at Cock & Bull, show (“And the World Goes Around”) and visit to Peddlers Village. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.