Both sides of the controversial methadone clinic planned for Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street now await a ruling from Common Pleas Court Judge Idee C. Fox.
Bill England has been appointed the new project director for the Philadelphia area’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
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A police officer from Burholme was charged last week with insurance fraud related to an August accident in Summerdale.
Thieves looking to cash in on high metal prices have been walking away with copper downspouts, iron manhole covers, brass mailboxes and even bronze plaques from veterans’ graves.
Police said Friday they have arrested a suspect in connection with an incident in Holmesburg in which two men impersonating police officers stopped a pickup truck and handcuffed the occupants.
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Opposition seems to be mounting against a proposal to convert a six-story Holme Avenue convent into 44 apartments for veterans and other low-income individuals.
Attorneys for Daniel Dougherty, convicted of starting a fire that killed his two young sons in their Oxford Circle home in 1985, have until Friday to file their written briefs in an appeal to Superior Court.
Bill Goetz, a CSX Corp. vice president, recalled a time not too long ago when Catholic and private schools were seen as institutions that would be open forever.