Amateur bouts set for Sept. 5
Philadelphia police have made arrests in connection with two unrelated murder cases last month, including the double slaying of a Holmesburg woman and her house guest.
Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.
The owners and operators of Bustleton Avenue businesses have organized, according to Sandi King of the city’s Commerce Department. And the goal of the new group, its president said, is to help its members prosper, grow and, most important, stay in Philly.
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A 9-year-old boy was struck by gunfire outside the Tacony Branch library on Tuesday afternoon, likely an unintended target in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting.
The city controller wants the Philadelphia school district to take its large collection of art out of storage and display it somewhere, which is something a spokesman said the schools are working on.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Cancer Center mobile mammography unit on Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neighborhood office at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.
The existence of a witness who never testified at trial is no reason for two men convicted of child molestation charges to get new trials, the district attorney’s office stated last week in a state Superior Court brief.