As the St. Martin of Tours community gathered last week for the Sister Paul Mercedes IHM Scholarship basketball fundraising tournament, police officials said they have good tips that could lead them to the individual responsible for the nun’s January 2006 hit-and-run death.
When Brett Mandel ran for city controller in 2009, he said the campaign operated on hustle and moxie.
As Burholme’s Greta Garecht neared the finish line at last week’s Boston Marathon, her husband, stepmother and infant daughter were watching her race from the nearby bleachers.
We were leaving the hospital with our first baby, a red-faced daughter who weighed less than a sack of potatoes, when we encountered a friend who is a doctor.
When I was 7 years old my parents enrolled me in karate classes at Action Karate in Feasterville. From that time until now I’ve been involved in karate. When I started out I was a “white belt” and in three years was awarded a “junior black belt.” After that I continued my karate training and now, after earning 17 colored belts over almost five and a half years, I’ll be testing for first-degree “senior black belt.”
The sentencing of a priest and a former Catholic schoolteacher, who were convicted of molesting a Northeast altar boy, has been postponed until June 12, the district attorney’s office announced.
The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.
— Marjorie Margolies, who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, said she will not make a decision regarding the 13th Congressional District seat until the school’s semester is over.
A Fels High School student is sitting in a city jail cell after he allegedly tried to bring a gun into school last Wednesday.
Philadelphia firefighters union President Bill Gault held the attention of an entire city, but for the first time in a long while, did not use it to admonish Mayor Michael Nutter.