A five-block section of Cottman Avenue in Tacony was scheduled to become a two-way street on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m.
Residents continue to assess the damage caused by the strong storm, including flooding and trees flattened by gusty winds.
The annual Republican City Committee clambake was postponed Sunday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene.
Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel has insistently proclaimed his innocence since November 2009, when a grand jury indicted him and nine others on campaign-related corruption charges.
As director of Philly’s office of the Anti-Defamation League, Barry Morrison is a fervent crusader against mankind’s insensitive ways.
The Broadway Sings concert production company has announced its lineup for the annual Labor Day concert at the Congregations of Ner Zedek, 7520 Bustleton Ave., in Rhawnhurst.
In Tacony, the Tommy Conwell concert has been rescheduled while plans continue for the neighborhood’s annual history day festivities.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Prompted by a explosion that claimed the life of a young Fox Chase man in mid-January, some legislators from Northeast Philadelphia are sponsoring bills that will extend state death benefits to the survivors of municipal gas utility workers who die while responding to emergencies.