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Man sentenced in 2011 fatal bar shooting in Frankford

A North Philadelphia man accused of killing a Frankford man in a notorious neighborhood bar in early 2011 pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 18 to 40 years in prison.


Generosity is in season for Northeast businesses

Several Mayfair businesses are involved in charitable activities this holiday season.


Redeemer hospice team assembles tins of cheer

They’re making a list and checking it twice. 


Police probe three separate shootings

Officers investigating a report of a person with a gun near the 500 block of Cheltenham Ave. Saturday night found a 14-year-old girl shot once in a leg and once in her chest behind a home on the 500 block of Rosalie St.


Frankford Ave. methadone clinic awaits ruling

Both sides of the controversial methadone clinic planned for Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street now await a ruling from Common Pleas Court Judge Idee C. Fox.


Food, glorious food!

— Taste the world in Northeast Philly, where culinary delights offer something for everybody.


Warminster mom fights for methadone legislation

Marti Hottenstein was naturally despondent back on Oct. 22, 2006, when she found her 24-year-old son Karl’s lifeless body on the floor of his apartment.


‘Secret Santa’ lives on as family carries on tradition

Harry Bodkin spent a decade playing a “Secret Santa” while he lived at Evangelical Manor, now Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack.


Bootleggers and booze

David Eisner recently stepped down as president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, but he believes the center has a bright future with exhibitions such as American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.


Shooting victim arrested for possession of handgun

A 19-year-old man was found shot and critically wounded late Thursday near Cottman Avenue and the Roosevelt Boulevard, police said Friday.