There are more than 100 vacant homes in Philadelphia that are in such bad shape that they should be torn down immediately, City Controller Alan Butkovitz said last week. They’re just too unsafe to leave standing, he said.
The Holy Family University Day of Service marks the culmination of Charter Week 2015, celebrating the 61st anniversary of the university. Students, staff and faculty volunteered with nonprofit organizations to mark the occasion. Students volunteered for Philabundance in South Philadelphia, where they helped organize food
It seems like just a couple years ago that Capt. Frank Palumbo took command of the Lower Northeast’s 2nd Police District.
Vince Tarducci likes to joke that he’s the gym director of the Bustleton Bengals, an organization that has no gym. Maybe that’s more ironic than it is funny, but it won’t be either before long.
Cop to host Town Hall meeting
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has launched its annual Catholic Charities Appeal, as well as its 40th annual Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl campaign.
The Friends of Pennypack Park is already gearing up for Earth Day 2015 and seeks the public’s help in choosing this year’s commemorative button that volunteers will wear during the annual Earth Day park cleanup.
The president of the city firefighters’ union last week confirmed that seven of his members will face some sort of discipline because of their alleged sex involvement with a female paramedic.
Special People In Northeast Inc. recently opened a new Pre-K Counts classroom at its Early Childhood Learning Center, 10521 Drummond Road.
Some Baldi Middle School students have been getting all primeval this year. Twenty-four kids in William Mathes’s art class have been building sculptures of dinosaurs, and they’re not anything close to desktop models.