The U.S. Justice Department announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with the Valley Club, a Huntingdon Valley swim club whose members allegedly discriminated against minority children from an Oxford Circle day camp in June 2009.
A methadone clinic is not a permitted use of a property that is zoned C-2, the Zoning Board of Adjustment wrote in its findings of fact and conclusions of law, which was prepared as it nears a court challenge in connection with the proposed facility at 7900-04 Frankford Ave.
PECO last week suspended installation of its new “smart meters” while the utility investigates 15 fires that were reported at homes in Bucks County after the new meters overheated.
— For the past two decades, Olga Kresin has been teaching students ages 4 to 24 at her ballet school in the Klein JCC in Northeast Philly.
The now 23-year-old Antonio Rodriquez, dubbed the “Kensington Strangler,” was found guilty today of raping and killing three women from Holme Circle, Port Richmond and East Stroudsburg, Pa. He'll now face three consecutive lifetimes in prison.
Two men used their fists to beat a Frankford grocery store owner and rob his store last Wednesday evening. Detectives hope that daylight surveillance video will help their search for the suspects.
Police have released a grainy surveillance video and minimal description in hope of identifying two men who sexually assaulted a woman on a Frankford baseball field early last Thursday.
A Frankford man died after police found him unconscious on a Kensington Street, the victim of an apparent street-corner beating early Saturday.