Abby Roeser is a foster parent for rats she gets from an organization called Philly Rat Rescue in Rhawnhurst. The local teenager has trained rodents and even taught them tricks.
Anthony Faranca is the new general manager of Parx Casino. Greenwood Racing Inc., the owner and operator of the Bensalem gaming complex, made the announcement.
A crowd of around 300 was at Abraham Lincoln High School on July 16 to protest proposed methadone clinic.
Northeast gardeners ready to compete
The Streets Department will hold its 2013 Tire Round-Up Program on Saturday, Aug. 17. Participants may drop off illegally discarded tires at Torresdale Avenue and Ashburner Street or at Pennway Street and St. Vincent Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Harbor View, a senior citizens apartment building on the 9500 block of State Road, will close within the next few months.
Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?
Sossa needs a home
Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians.
Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.