“It’s about getting this taken over by someone who will make it a benefit to the community.” — Real-estate broker Sal Palantino discusses the potential sale of the New Frankford Community Y.
A former Northeast resident and accused identity thief wanted by federal agents in Northern New Jersey is also considered a fugitive from justice in Philadelphia.
A 46-year-old Tacony man was shot to death in Frankford late Saturday in what police believe was a robbery.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association honored a boxing-ring announcer and a former basketball player during a recent luncheon at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar at 1619 Grant Ave. in Bustleton.
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Former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has announced that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Bob Brady in the 1st Congressional District primary.
Gajendra Vyas was a bicycle salesman in his native India before moving to the United States in 1989.
Northeast residents know that the holidays are around the corner when the Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade steps off along Frankford Avenue. Sunday’s 35th edition was as colorful and jam-packed as ever, highlighted by floats, bands, school groups, business organizations and local luminaries.
St. Hubert High School recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. Breanna Simpson (Class of 2012) poses with Ginny Clark Quinlan, a member of St. Hubert’s Class of 1942.
Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association know more than most folks do about the future of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing development, but they’re not at liberty to discuss it publicly just yet.