Four Northeast Philly schools are on a federally mandated ‘persistently dangerous’ list, but school administrators say the situation’s not as bad as it looks.
St. Hubert High School, at Torresdale and Cottman avenues, will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a couple of events next week.
The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 35th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 4.
An investigation into street-corner heroin dealers in North Philadelphia led police to a twin home on a typically peaceful block in Burholme last week. There, officers arrested two men and allegedly seized heroin worth almost a half-million dollars.
For Fox Chase actor David Bardeen, his role in a play about clashing religious ideologies demands a lot of intensity.
Welcome to Kids Stuff. For many young children, when they notice the leaves are turning pretty fall colors and the days are becoming shorter, and they feel these brisker mornings, they know autumn has arrived, and that means Halloween fun events are not too far behind. However, with all fun festivities, one must always remember the phrase safety first.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill has easily won re-election every four years since narrowly unseating Democrat Melvin Greenberg in 1979, but he faces an aggressive opponent in a district that is just one-third Republican.
The appeals that tug at the heart the most are those from elderly Northeast residents who are living alone, without much hope for a cheerful holiday.
The controversial DROP tops a spirited discussion involving the hopefuls in the 10th Councilmanic District. Also on the agenda: Ethics, pensions and perks.
Linda Ann Weston has a court date related to the Tacony horror-house case. But Weston’s lawyer has doubts about the woman’s competency.