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Somerton resident honored as Volunteer of the Year

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia affiliate credits volunteer Sally Rotenberg with changing the face of breast cancer with the love of a sister, the dedication of a fighter and the soul of a survivor. 

Mum’s the word

— At St. Jerome Parish, no one wants to talk about the conviction of a priest and teacher in a sex-abuse scandal or how the church moves forward. Parishioners do have a lot to say about the good things going on at the church.

Honors for a vet

A local veterans’ group has honored Ret. Army Lt. Col. Kathy Brill for her long and distinguished career.

NE man convicted of third-degree murder in dog droppings dispute

Tyrirk Harris, 28, was acquitted of first-degree murder charges.

Northeast judge, ex-lawmaker among dozen charged in Traffic Court scandal

Michael Lowry, Fortunato Perri Sr. and others are accused of fixing tickets.

Pennypack problems top Upper Holmesburg civic

Holmesburg-area residents were hoping that heightened public awareness of the Pennypack Creek Bridge would bring cleanliness and better security to the centuries-old viaduct at Frankford Avenue.

Boyle Scholarship Fund awards another $40,000 in tuition grants

Officer Daniel Boyle’s legacy grew last month as a scholarship program created in his memory extended benefits to students in two additional schools for the current academic year.

NE man on trial on murder charge in dog droppings case

Tyrirk Harris, 28, is accused of murdering a neighbor in a dispute over dog droppings. Police allege Harris shot Franklin Santana after Santana complained that Harris had allowed his dog to mess on Santana's lawn.

A living legend

Former La Salle player and coach Tom Gola has been named to the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends. 

Zoning hearing begins for methadone clinic

Back in February 2009, some 1,500 people turned out at Anne Frank Elementary School in Bustleton to oppose a planned methadone clinic at Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.