The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will present the third annual Northeast Philadelphia HistoryFaire on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campus Center of Holy Family University, at Frankford and Grant avenues.
Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.
A second elderly woman has died as a result of a violent one-vehicle crash in Pennypack Park on Oct. 10.
Police Lt. Edward C. Dohrmann suffered a fatal heart attack in 1969 after responding to a car accident in Holmesburg. Last week, a plaque dedication paid tribute to his service.
Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week welcomed a 2nd Police District official and the two candidates vying in the 10th Councilmanic District.
The East Torresdale Civic Association wants to keep a close eye on several anticipated construction projects in the neighborhood.
Make a move for Miggio
A lot happened in the 7th Police District over the summer, according to Capt. Joseph Zaffino. Unfortunately, burglaries have probably been the most frequent occurrence.
Neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners are invited to attend an upcoming meeting of the Tacony Community Development Corporation, which is planning a long-term revitalization of the Torresdale Avenue commercial corridor.