— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.
The Hebrew School students at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim received a treat recently when an ark-full of live animals appeared at the Bustleton synagogue.
Father Judge High School senior Alexander Citerone was honored on Oct. 21 as the winner of a student essay contest sponsored by the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The contest asked students to write on the theme of “Uncovering Northeast Philly: What makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?”
A man who fits the description of the bandit who robbed more than a dozen Philadelphia-area drug stores got prescription drugs and cash from the Somerton Pharmacy on the 10800 block of Bustleton Ave. Thursday evening.
A 21-year-old Crescentville man has been charged with holding a woman against her will in his Godfrey Avenue home.
Police are looking for a man who robbed an Oxford Circle hardware store on Oct. 20.
Hurricane Sandy’s rain and wind failed to slow a knife-wielding man who robbed several Northeast Philly fast food restaurants, a gas station and his own relative before and during the storm, Philadelphia
Frankford residents can have a brush with art on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave.