The success of two local charter schools spurs their officials to go one step further.
Brenda Grant, 56, has generally led a healthy life, and blood work taken as recently as March showed no problems.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle is really looking forward to his new gig as chairman of the House Democratic Campaign Committee.
In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.
Kathy Polec ended her 22 years of service as a crossing guard at the corner of Stanwood and Ridgeway streets on June 17. Polec and her husband John gained national fame in 1994 when their 16-year-old son Eddie was beaten to death by a gang of thugs from the suburbs on the steps of St. Cecilia Church in Fox Chase.
The Upper Holmesburg community had a chance to get tens of thousands of dollars for the construction of new playground equipment on an open patch of city park ground at Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street.
The 96th Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration will take place Monday at the Lawncrest Recreation Center, at Rising Sun Avenue and Comly Street.
Keenan’s Irish Pub, at 113 Olde New Jersey Ave. in North Wildwood, N.J., will hold fund-raisers and school reunions every weekend through Labor Day.
A Philadelphia firefighter and Northeast resident who recently gained national publicity by posing shirtless for a beefcake-style calendar died Saturday in an apparent suicide.
All City of Philadelphia offices will be open and city services will be operating on Friday, July 1.