Pumpkins, native to North America, have always played an important part in Thanksgiving meals. Evidently, the first settlers were not dazzled by the American Indians’ gift to them of pumpkins. But after scourge, pestilence and death, the colonists who survived the first harsh winter here changed their tune. Pumpkins became an important food source.
For a generation of us, he was the gallant knight — handsome, brave, smart and charming. The smile, the athleticism, the sweet way he showed his affection for Caroline and little John-John…all of it captivated us.
Justin Willman has one sweet job.
By Mikala Jamison
Many in the East Kensington community said at a meeting last week that they are concerned about the effects a methadone facility could have on the surrounding neighborhood, especially if the facility increases the number of clients it serves.
Neighbors say they are taking it upon themselves to fix up Cione Playground, since it's currently in disrepair, and not properly serving the memory of its namesake, police officer Frederick Cione.
Bridesburg's grant from the EPA; a Fishtown scam, and more news in brief this week.
The circumstances of the death of a 22-year-old Port Richmond man last year are under investigation by the Philadelphia Fire Department. His family says the tragedy is the result of negligent paramedics.
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Police are trying to identify a masked gunman who held up two Somerton businesses on Nov. 3.