A number of local community groups are setting agendas for meetings this month.
Astronaut Chris Ferguson spent a recent Sunday at St. Martha, attending the noon Mass and the dedication of a science laboratory in his name before heading to a testimonial dinner in his honor at the Philadelphia Ballroom on Hornig Road.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members are so concerned about the impact of a zoning board decision that will allow a manufacturing business on a residential block that they’re going to spend big money to fight it.
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Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.
— As the NE Chamber celebrates its 90th anniversary, the governor talks up the value of the private sector.
Jared Brito had modest aspirations. A few months back, the 11-year-old Pollock Elementary School pupil just wanted to try out for a small role in the Walnut Street Theatre’s production of The Music Man.
Federal authorities have filed new criminal charges against Northeast Philadelphia’s two accused serial pharmacy robbers.
There were no pickets walking the line at the Hostess plant on Monday morning.
— At Traffic Court, it’s business as usual.