Spike’s, a company that provides trophies, awards and much more, celebrated the one-year anniversary of its current location last week by hosting a vendor show and welcoming a new tenant — the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
As the St. Martin of Tours community gathered last week for the Sister Paul Mercedes IHM Scholarship basketball fundraising tournament, police officials said they have good tips that could lead them to the individual responsible for the nun’s January 2006 hit-and-run death.
A Frankford man was killed in a hail of gunfire on a Frankford block late Monday as three robbers reportedly tried to invade the home of a couple and several children. Shortly after 10 p.m., three gunmen showed up at a home on the 5700 block of Leonard St. and tried to force their way inside. It’s not clear what prompted the gunfire.
On April 6, Philadelphia’s firefighters bid a sad farewell to Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin, who lost his life while battling a massive fire at a South Philadelphia fabric store. Last week, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22 announced the creation of the Capt. Michael Goodwin Memorial Fund.
City Council will hold a neighborhood budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Lincoln High School’s auditorium, 3201 Ryan Ave.
— Marjorie Margolies, who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, said she will not make a decision regarding the 13th Congressional District seat until the school’s semester is over.
A Fels High School student is sitting in a city jail cell after he allegedly tried to bring a gun into school last Wednesday.
Philadelphia firefighters union President Bill Gault held the attention of an entire city, but for the first time in a long while, did not use it to admonish Mayor Michael Nutter.
Police have arrested a Northeast man on charges he assaulted a 63-year-old woman in her Rhawnhurst apartment.