(StatePoint) — The holidays are a time for family and friends, new traditions and old. And many parents may look forward to the school break as a time to bond with their children.
Robbers struck at two Mayfair banks in about two hours last Wednesday, according to Philadelphia police and the FBI, who seek the public’s help in identifying the culprits.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill enjoyed a comfortable re-election victory last month, but an examination of the numbers indicates that it’ll be a little bit of a tougher fight in four years.
A generous donation from a financial giant strikes the right chords at a charter school.
On Jan. 5, Catholics will celebrate the feast day of St. John Neumann, who served as bishop of Philadelphia from 1852-60 and founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the United States.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
Normal activity resumed at Father Judge High School late last week, but the investigation into a hazardous materials scare at the school on Dec. 4 and 5 has revealed little about the cause.
Gerard M. Shaffer Sr., the former Philadelphia firefighter facing murder charges in connection with an April 2010 road-rage incident in the Far Northeast, died suddenly last week.
The 15th Police District’s crime statistics show most crimes are down or running about the same as last year, says the district’s commander, Capt. Frank Bachmayer.
Children in the Tacony section of the Northeast will be warm and stylish this winter thanks to Charming Shoppes Inc., which donated more than 100 new coats to the Tacony Police Athletic League Center. On Nov. 29, Officer Bill Schneider, director of Tacony PAL, distributed the coats to youngsters at his center.