When Superstorm Sandy landed in late October and greatly damaged the New Jersey coastline, Katie Hopkins wanted to do something to help.
The governor has made no secret of his objective to privatize more and more of the commonwealth’s public assets. Even efficiently operated assets that are thriving revenue generators aren’t safe from his ill-advised proposals, most recently to privatize liquor sales.
Philadelphia police have identified a young Oxford Circle man as the armed robber who was shot and killed by a Tacony delicatessen owner on Feb. 5.
Businessman Gerald Guzinski told the Zoning Board of Adjustment that he has had a hard time finding a tenant for his properties along the 7500 block of State Road in Holmesburg.
A Northeast Philadelphia Republican legislator has his own idea of how the state can stop selling booze and still protect the private businesses that already have pieces of that business.
In this season of Lent, the fates of St. Joachim, the oldest Catholic church in Northeast Philadelphia, and the strikingly beautiful Mater Dolorosa, home to an Italian parish, are hanging in the balance.
The family of a Northeast man who crashed his car and died last September after drinking at a Tacony gentlemen’s club has sued the business for allegedly serving the man too much alcohol.
Thieves snatched a Bucks County cemetery visitor’s purse, then used her credit cards to go shopping at Franklin Mills mall on Feb. 26, authorities say.
City Council is considering a bill aimed at helping — and prodding — delinquent property taxpayers to start paying their shares of the more than half-billion bucks in back taxes Philadelphia is owed.
Two young sisters, one from Fishtown and the other from Wissinoming, were left hospitalized by hit and run drivers in two separate incidents last week.