Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.
Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.
Akexander Rivera and his wife, Ileana Vidal, did business in North Philadelphia, authorities claim, but they called Tacony home. The couple are unlikely to return home anytime soon after their convictions last week on numerous federal drug charges.
Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.
The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.
Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.
Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.
The city has a Web site that gives a rundown of eighborhood projects — or ideas for projects — to help residents join forces and look for resources to get things done.
For Cody Nickell, a stage play focusing on two slaves, a wounded Confederate soldier and a life-changing Passover seder required some out-of-the-norm research.
A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.