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Local candidates look strong as election nears

Many Philadelphia Common Pleas and Municipal Court judges live in places such as Center City, Chestnut Hill and Andorra, but several Northeast candidates look poised for victory in Tuesday’s primary election.


Like father, like son

When a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer was shot to death, allegedly by the Boston Marathon bombers, Joe and Brian McBride could relate.


Butkovitz continues to criticize AVI assessments

It’s no secret that City Controller Alan Butkovitz is no fan of the city’s Actual Value Initiative.


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Police Officers Michael Murphy and Mary Luce-Caterino were recognized as Officers of the Month for the 7th district during an award presentation ceremony at the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting on April 18.


Special-needs kids get a turn at bat

Billy Killian lost his anonymity forever on April 20, 2004.


It’s her ministry

Holme Circle’s Kathy Perpetua visited Nazareth Academy and taught the students how to make rosaries.


FOP survivors’ benefit is Saturday

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 will hold its 17th annual police survivors benefit on Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at its hall at 11630 Caroline Road.


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Police Officers Michael Murphy and Mary Luce-Caterino were recognized as Officers of the Month for the 7th district during an award presentation ceremony at the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting on April 18.


At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Princeton Avenue On-Ramp to I-95 North to Close Next Weekend

Continuing construction on the $212 million project to improve Interstate 95 through the Cottman Avenue Interchange (Exit 30) in Northeast Philadelphia will restrict travel near the interchange over the next 10 days for overhead bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.