There could soon be fewer bar stools and a few more hotel rooms at the corner of Bustleton and Philmont avenues after neighbors approved a zoning application for Bull Shooters Saloon during the Somerton Civic Association’s monthly meeting on Oct. 13.
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Terror Behind the Walls celebrates 25 years of horrifying people at Eastern State Penitentiary.
The City Council candidate is focusing on small businesses, absentee landlords and riverfront development, among other issues.
St. Martin of Tours School in Oxford Circle will celebrate 90 years of Catholic education with a Mass and luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 25. The Mass will be celebrated at noon at the church, followed by lunch in the gym of the school, at 5701 Loretto Ave.
SEPTA announced on Friday that it is eliminating 20 regular stops from the Route 66 trackless trolley service along Frankford Avenue between Bridge Street and the city line. In addition, the public transit agency is modifying an additional seven stops so that riders will board and disembark after the trolley crosses an intersection rather than before the intersection.
The following area residents were recently graduated from La Salle University:
“The patronage mill ends here. When I move to abolish the office by having it absorbed into the court system, I will make sure none of this is possible.” — Ross Feinberg
Pristine streets apparently don’t last very long in Northeast Philadelphia.
Jojo loves long walks in the sun