At the time, author Tom Turner probably didn’t realize his boyhood adventures in Lawncrest were helping build the foundation for his life’s dream.
Holmesburg Civic Association president Rich Frizell last week paid tribute to Jim Ryan, a neighborhood activist who died late last month.
Frankford’s “Cat Lady” has been acquitted of hundreds of animal abuse charges and intends to sue the SPCA for “destroying my life.”
Before you start building that new garage next to your house in Fox Chase, you may want to get the proper permits from the city. And you may want to check in with the Fox Chase Homeowners Association, too.
One of the oldest civic organizations in Northeast Philadelphia has decided to give itself a facelift. The East Torresdale Civic Association unveiled proposed changes to its 49-year-old bylaws during the group’s monthly meeting on Sept. 8.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania did not put any Philadelphia schools on its 2014-2015 list of “persistently dangerous schools.”
Members of the public this week will get their first look at a facility for troubled teens that opened in the Lower Northeast in March.
Get your recycling bins on Saturday
A one-act play chronicling a day in the lives of two aging World War II veterans will be presented at the Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge.
On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.