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City names first collections officer

Thomas Knudsen last week became the city’s first chief revenue collections officer. 


Blast from the Past

Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”


Pastor recalls ‘a good guy’ who quietly helped others

Michael Goodwin grew up as a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, at Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street in Kensington, and remained an active member long after moving to Parkwood.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

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:


Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying a gunman who robbed a bank in Fox Chase on Friday afternoon.


A tasty way to add potassium

Staying strong as we age obviously requires keeping physically active, especially focusing on strengthening our muscles. And as always, staying strong also means eating well to sustain and build muscle tissue. In this case, that means getting enough potassium.


Schwartz enters governor’s race

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday entered the governor’s race, unveiling a new campaign website and Facebook page, appearing on Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC and filing paperwork in Harrisburg to start a state campaign committee.


WWII vets meet with generation of Vietnam vets

The motto of the Vietnam Veterans of America is plain and simple: “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”


City halts trash program

The pilot program that allowed some city residents to place their trash outside at 5 p.m., the night before collection, has ended. Now, the earliest trash can be placed outside for pickup is back to the normal 7 p.m.


Bustleton votes on zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League on March 27 voted to support one zoning variance request, but shot down another.