The family and friends of Mark Wallace were glad last week that a judge did not allow Gerry Shaffer Jr. to walk out of the Criminal Justice Center a free man.
Millbrook Civic Association Treasurer Maryanne Benner told members last week that businesses or owners of properties within neighborhood commercial corridors could get grants to set up security cameras if they agree to make their systems accessible to Philadelphia police.
Marvin Barrish, who hosted a political show on various radio shows since 2007, died last week. He was 71.
We are standing in a dressing room staring at the mirror. The object under scrutiny is a pair of jeans — expensive jeans.
Jasmine needs a new home
During their meetings in March and February, members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored several officers.
Some Northeast residents got an up-close and personal look at the city’s SWAT team, but without the riot gear.
Four of the five candidates in the hotly contested election for city controller appeared at last week’s Mayfair Civic Association meeting and talked about their priorities for running the office.
The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications for new police recruits, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill. Applications must be submitted by March 29 and are available only via the city’s Web site: www.phila.gov/personnel.
A federal grand jury has indicted two Northeast men in connection with the armed robberies of 19 area pharmacies in 11 months.