A city ordinance (No. 120278) requires homeowners to install 10-year lithium battery-powered smoke detectors on every floor.
In what might be a first for a Northeast community group, the 2nd Police District Advisory Council has banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings.
Terry Visconto resides in a former convent in Rhawnhurst that was converted into his family’s funeral home. The home will be featured on the television show ‘You Live in What?’
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
Less than one month after 12 people were indicted in an alleged ticket-fixing scheme, the Pa. Senate has voted to eliminate Philadelphia’s Traffic Court.
Three members of a five-person executive board of the Greater Bustleton Civic League — vice president Harry Haberkern, corresponding secretary Maureen Greene and treasurer Bob Hall — recently resigned, said Jack O’Hara, the league’s president.
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.
Burglars broke into 51 rental units at a Public Storage facility in Somerton one night last week, but Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino wasn’t surprised.
Police suspect that excessive speed played a role in a one-car crash that claimed the life of a teenage girl and critically injured a 19-year-old man in Bustleton early Sunday.
Firefighters quickly brought a blaze in a three-story Frankford apartment house under control early Feb. 13.