This is one of those good news-bad news stories.
A memorial service was planned for Wednesday for Bill Sample, a former Northeast resident and founder of the Sunshine Foundation, who died last week.
Somerton’s Cecilia Fernandes recently became the 12th member of her family to graduate from La Salle University.
The memory of fallen firefighter and former Fox Chase resident Daniel Sweeney will be honored in the third annual Daniel Sweeney Day, featuring a day-long softball tournament, at Fox Chase Recreation Center on June 22. Proceeds will benefit the Daniel Sweeney Scholarship Fund.
Gov. Tom Corbett last week released a statement criticizing President Barack Obama’s proposed plan to combat global warming, contending it will lead to a massive tax hike on the Pennsylvania coal industry.
On display: Local businesses showcased their products and services during the Northeast Chamber of Commerce Expo last month at Holy Family University. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS
Glen Foerd regatta set for June 17
A priest accused of molesting minors who has been on leave since 2011 has been ruled suitable to return to ministry, Archbishop Charles Chaput, leader of Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese, announced Sunday.
Things have been happening along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony.
Sun, surf and sand – here comes the summer of 2014 at the beach. It’s the sights, the sounds and that smell of salty air. Put all these elements together and suddenly hunger can strike.