Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.
— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.
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Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.
Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.
Authorities have identified a Wissinoming woman and former bank teller as a pivotal figure in an elaborate check-forging scheme that netted about $40,000 in proceeds.
Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.
Extreme Rising will hold a pro wrestling card at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard), this Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority began full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia last Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz last week moved her Northeast office from Mayfair to Rhawnhurst.