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Somerton Civic opposes psychic business application

The Somerton neighborhood has been holding its ground on several recent zoning issues.


15th PDAC honors Wetzel for longtime support, officers for arrests

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on Monday night honored the Rev. Steve Wetzel, pastor of St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, for his longtime support of the organization. 


Rhawnhurst couple charged in murder of a second son

Herbert and Catherine Schaible are charged with third-degree murder in the death of their 7-month-old son, Brandon. Prosecutors say the couple belongs to a faith-healing church and prayed over their son when he became ill instead of seeking medical attention for him.


Celebrating life

Pamela Fauntleroy and Colleen Hofmeister were among the stars on Friday at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Celebrate Life 2013, its annual ceremony that honors five-year survivors.


Take me out to the ball game

And buy me some garlic nachos and hummus. The team of chefs at Citizens Bank Park is offering much more than traditional ballpark food.



Sabatina hopes to increase penalties for home invasion crimes

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr., who has learned of recent home invasions in places like Mayfair, Rhawnhurst and Bucks County, wants to do something about it.


Armed masked man robs Mayfair bank

A masked man armed with a small silver handgun robbed a Mayfair bank May 15, police said.


Hostage might not be a hostage, police say

If somebody tries to convince you that a relative or friend is being held hostage and wants money in exchange for freedom, check with the so-called “hostage.” He or she might be free and unaware of what’s going on.


Several religious facilities are burglarized

It seems nothing is sacred to some crooks.