Gil Kerlikowske, White House drug control policy director, recently presented Ralph Reyes, an assistant special agent in charge for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, with the national award for Outstanding Task Force Commander at the 2011 National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Conference in Washington, D.C.
An Oxford Circle man suffered burns covering 15 percent of his body as two burglars attacked him in his home early Saturday, police said.
Bigwigs in government walk the streets of Frankford to get a firsthand view of blight.
Grab your grilling apron, the season is upon us yet again. Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Lloyd Ayers was at Jack’s Firehouse recently to demonstrate safe grilling tips at the ninth annual Grilling Safely with the Commissioner.
A Northeast couple’s dream is about to come true — starting a charter school for autistic children. It’ll soon open in the old Lower Dublin Academy.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
A Bustleton church probably will withdraw its application for a zoning variance that would have allowed it to rent classrooms to a charter school.
The 15th annual Cardinal Dougherty High School Alumni Association Soar at the Shore reunion will take place this Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Keenan’s Irish Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave. in North Wildwood, N.J.
The 2012 Pennsylvania primary is scheduled for April 24, and the presidential election will top the ballot.
World War II veteran Bernard Tengood was among the participants in a July 4 celebration at the Baker’s Bay Condominiums at State Road and Convent Lane. The party was hosted by the Rummy Kup Players, part of the Baker’s Bay Civic Association.