A former 2nd District police officer on Monday pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Trevose last year.
The people who don’t pay their taxes don’t pay in a big way. They owe the city more than a half-billion dollars, and to say that number irks those who do pay would be underplaying how big an issue tax delinquency has become. The city has ramped up its collection efforts, but each year’s taxes that go unpaid just spill more red ink onto municipal finances.
As expected, City Council on June 13 set a tax rate, or millage, of $1,340 per $100,000 of property value. Members also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption for owners who live in their homes.
Croce’s Pizza was the big winner in last week’s Best of Burholme pizza contest.
Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School recently welcomed more than two dozen people for a career day presentation for pupils.
An unattended Philadelphia police car appeared to have a mind of its own when it rolled backward and crashed into a Northeast auto repair shop on Sunday.
Scouting is in Kieron Pleis’ blood.
As the revelations about our government’s secret national security programs spread around the globe, it sometimes feels like we have been sucked into the pages of a Robert Ludlum spy novel.
It’s been 10 years since my best friend died, yet I can still remember how awful his jump shot was because it was nearly as horrific as mine.
A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.