Dec. 31 through Jan. 13
The Philadelphia fire marshal has declared smoking as the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Frankford auto sales lot owner and injured his roommate on Jan. 13.
Two people died on area expressways last weekend in a pair of unrelated crashes.
The Northwood Civic Association last week unanimously rejected a woman’s bid to open a hair salon at 5260 Castor Ave.
Scams never die. They just fade away for a while — but just a while.
— Four years after its opening, Tacony Academy Charter School has found a permanent building.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is pleased that the fire department is planning reforms designed to increase response time by medical units.
Mark Mroz, the outgoing 2nd Police District community relations officer, introduced his replacement at last week’s meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association.
“I’ve got twenty new cops and I put them on foot beats,” Capt. John McCloskey told members of the Frankford Civic Association at their meeting earlier this month.