Philadelphia’s firefighters union and City Councilman Bobby Henon have renewed calls for the elimination of the fire department’s brownout program in the aftermath of a Tacony blaze that injured three union members.
The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.
The Streets Department’s Leaf and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 10, and will run through Friday, Dec. 19.
The 7th Police District Advisory Council and Philadelphia police encourage all residents and businesses to register for Operation Identification, a free burglary- and theft-prevention program.
St. Christopher Elementary School in Somerton last week hosted It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald. The program was designed to inspire elementary and preschool children to read for fun and to respect and value books. The show encouraged kids in pre-kindergarten to fourth grade to set aside time to read.
Manny needs a new home
Virginia Knauer (1915-2011) was a pioneering figure in consumer protection in America and in advancing the role of women in government.
The National Federation of Independent Business last week announced its endorsement of Republican Dee Adcock in the 13th Congressional District.
A crowd of people aspiring to ethereal tax brackets lined up Thursday afternoon at Dave & Buster’s in the Philadelphia Mills to try out for the long-running game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.