Sandra Stewart, the Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic District, is a neighborhood volunteer from Tacony who describes herself as an “independent community-based leader.”
The former Torresdale resident rose from the ranks of Philly politics to serve in three presidential administrations.
Steve Connolly, 41, won the eighth annual Northeast Philly 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk, which took place Oct. 16 at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.
Taking names and handing out steep fines for broken windows and doors, the city is rolling out a tough new blight-fighting initiative in Port Richmond.
Thirty grand buys a lot of music.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will talk about zoning code changes, hear from three City Council candidates and discuss their organization’s bylaws during their meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.
Thieves who broke into a vehicle on Cottman Avenue Sunday morning lifted a lot more than loose change. Coins they got, but they were collectables worth $50,000, police said.
Nine former city workers who ransacked several homes got the bill for their crimes last week. The men, all former employees of the Community Life Improvement Program, must pay their victims more than $108,000.
Authorities probe the discovery of four humans living in filthy conditions in a Tacony apartment.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast: