Mark Mroz, the outgoing 2nd Police District community relations officer, introduced his replacement at last week’s meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association.
A former priest who last year pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a young Northeast boy denied on Thursday he had ever touched the child.
“You know, don’t you, that your testimony is completely false?” a defense attorney on Wednesday asked a former Northeast man who had testified that two priests and a Catholic lay teacher had molested him when he was 10 and 11 years old.
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The new real estate assessments that residents will receive next month will include a form on how to ask for a review of the number.
The Fox Chase Homeowners Association will soon be connected with the community through a new and improved Web site.
The Holme Circle Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., at St. Jerome school hall, at Stamford and Colfax streets.
— The Lubavitch Center for Russian Jewry plans to purchase a house on Bustleton Avenue to use for worship.
The leader of the city’s firefighters union said his organization will not seek to have Mayor Michael Nutter “recalled” from office after members loudly demanded Nutter’s ouster during a Jan. 8 demonstration at the city’s newest firehouse.
Frankford residents are mourning the death of the well-known owner of a local auto sales business after fire ripped through his neighborhood home.