The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to announce on May 31 which churches, if any, will merge or close, and parishioners at two Frankford churches are nervously awaiting the verdict.
The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 invites family and friends of police to attend the 17th annual Police Survivors Benefit on May 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the new FOP hall, 11630 Caroline Road.
The family of a pregnant Northeast woman who was struck and killed while walking across Roosevelt Boulevard two years ago has sued the city, the state, SEPTA and PECO seeking compensation for her death and the death of her unborn child.
The kids in Juwuan Thomas’s music workshop at the Tacony branch library learned “When the Saints Come Marchin’ In” one day last month.
Cherry Hill does it. Newark does it. But Philly doesn’t — sell lien certificates on the tens of thousands of properties whose owners have failed to pay their annual real-estate taxes.
The Bustleton Bengals youth sports organization has long dreamed of having a gymnasium of its own.
A Mayfair man was killed last week in a motorcycle crash about four blocks from his home.
City Year Greater Philadelphia recently painted a Frankford High School gym, and the volunteers received a big boost from the Rotary Club of Frankford-Northeast.
The staff and students at Warren G. Harding Middle School have been trained to identify and react to bullying, and offenders face disciplinary action before they can even seek to return to the classroom.
Police say a 74-year-old woman was killed and her husband was beaten early this morning in their second-floor apartment in the 6700 block of Castor Avenue. A man has been taken into custody for questioning. Neighbors say the couple, known as Lew and Judy, often strolled around the streets together in the morning.