Story Archive October 02 2013

Pets of the Week: October 2, 2013

Sweet as Honey

Philly’s favorite

Philadelphia. It’s a place where cheesesteaks are unsurpassed, Rocky Balboa is king and diehard sports fans always believe. And at the center of it all is the beloved Phillie Phanatic.

You may think you have a great job, but Lansdale resident Tom Burgoyne probably has it better.

Police officer charged in fatal crash

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has approved criminal charges against a city police officer in connection with a Sept. 14 auto crash in Holmesburg that claimed a Fishtown man’s life.

Police search for crook in bank heist

The FBI and Philadelphia police are searching for an unidentified robber who targeted a Northeast bank branch on Friday.

Religious Events: October 2, 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Reunions: October 2, 2013


River Ward events for the week of October 2

Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.

Schoolyard dreams take root at Hackett

Volunteers descended on Hackett Elementary Schoo last weekend for a clean-up and redesign of the school and its yard.

Shane Kelly’s name lives on through soccer

A Fishtown man's love of soccer is remembered in a memorial game held at Northeast High School.

Somerton athlete wins gold medal

Somerton resident Anne Kalanty recently won a gold medal at the National Senior Games in Cleveland.