Story Archive September 04 2013

24th Police District Captain commends Memphis Street Academy Charter School

In a letter made available by the school, Captain Charles Vogt describes how the transformation of the former John Paul Jones Middle School has made the community better.

Off and running

Ryan running back Samir Bullock, a transfer from rival school Father Judge, ran wild in the Raiders' season-opening victory in Ocean City.

Around town: September 4, 2013

Local bus company joins Trailways

Art imitating life

Mayfair native Rachel Holt said she based her one-act, one-woman show on real life experiences of dealing with loved ones who have struggled with drug addiction. 

Authorities: NE man downloaded child pornography

A Castor Gardens man is facing child pornography charges as a result of the Pennsylvania attorney general’s investigation into the online sharing, downloading and distribution of sexually graphic images of minors.

Calendar of Events: September 4, 2013

Thursday, September 5

Casino trips: September 4, 2013

Seniors on the Go Sept. 5 and Sept. 18. Showboat. $25, includes slot play. Bus leaves from Hellerman and Walker streets at 9:30 a.m. 215-744-4391.

Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:

Fatal shooting stemmed from video game dispute

The fatal shooting of a Somerton teen at a neighborhood construction site on Aug. 19 was even more “personal” than even homicide detectives might’ve initially imagined.

‘Good beer, doing good’

That’s the slogan of the new Port Richmond-based Do Good Brewing Company, which dedicates each brew to a specific charity.