Jurors deliberated for a brief time this afternoon in the trial of a priest and an ex-Catholic school teacher charged with molesting the same Northeast Philadelphia schoolboy in the late 1990s.
Dec. 31 through Jan. 13
The case against a former St. Jerome school teacher rests on the believability of a former Northeast man who testified Bernard Shero molested him in the late 1990s, a defense lawyer told jurors this morning.
Linda Ann Weston, 53, was charged with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes in connection with what prosecutors said was a decades-long scheme to steal Social Security benefits from mentally disabled people.
“I’ve got twenty new cops and I put them on foot beats,” Capt. John McCloskey told members of the Frankford Civic Association at their meeting earlier this month.
Mark Mroz, the outgoing 2nd Police District community relations officer, introduced his replacement at last week’s meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is pleased that the fire department is planning reforms designed to increase response time by medical units.
Mayor Michael Nutter’s long-planned luncheon with the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has been postponed.
Scams never die. They just fade away for a while — but just a while.