The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.
What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?
It was the light after all. At least officials from Philadelphia’s health department think so.
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.
With Philly’s best-known tradition just around the corner, a Fox Chase Mummer is ready for action.
A representative from RecycleBank last week offered Northwood Civic Association members the chance to sign up for a sticker that can earn them points for discounts, deals and gift cards at local and national merchants.
Northeast Crime Log: Nov. 21 through Dec. 4
Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association had no new information to report about the community group’s opposition to a series of city zoning variances sought by a neighborhood tavern owner.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has extended the bidding period involving the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site, so a neighborhood civic group is trying to use the extra time to gain more influence on the site’s redevelopment.
The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.