Cherry Hill does it. Newark does it. But Philly doesn’t — sell lien certificates on the tens of thousands of properties whose owners have failed to pay their annual real-estate taxes.
The kids in Juwuan Thomas’s music workshop at the Tacony branch library learned “When the Saints Come Marchin’ In” one day last month.
The family of a pregnant Northeast woman who was struck and killed while walking across Roosevelt Boulevard two years ago has sued the city, the state, SEPTA and PECO seeking compensation for her death and the death of her unborn child.
Police say a 74-year-old woman was killed and her husband was beaten early this morning in their second-floor apartment in the 6700 block of Castor Avenue. A man has been taken into custody for questioning. Neighbors say the couple, known as Lew and Judy, often strolled around the streets together in the morning.
On a sun-baked Saturday afternoon, two big parking lots behind George Washington High School were jam-packed, and more cars lined almost every inch of the driveway around the school.
The Philadelphia Quartett Club golf course in Somerton is open for business, and general manager Mike O’Brien is offering a special treat on Saturday.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment last week voted 4-1 to grant a use variance for NorthEast Treatment Centers to open a methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.
Ron Jaworski, football analyst and former Eagle, will appear at the Chamber Expo.
Tyrirk Harris had a problem curbing his pets, but a Philadelphia judge had no problem curbing Harris, the Tacony man who killed a neighbor last year in a dispute over dog droppings.