AgustaWestland, a helicopter manufacturer at 3050 Red Lion Road, hosted the news conference where the city’s Manufacturing Task Force released a 97-page report.
City Council members last week eased enforcement of marijuana laws in Philadelphia by voting to reduce the penalty for possessing small amounts of weed from arrest to a $25 citation.
The reason the Police Athletic League is looking for a new home for its Gibbons center at 6901 Rising Sun is that the church that owns the building can’t afford to keep it.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program teamed with Beneficial Bank and other sponsors to support The Salvation Army’s “Be Your Best 2014” after-school initiative.
Dozens of five-year cancer survivors celebrated the milestone during a recent ceremony at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
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Time for cake: Gary Seifert, captain of the Honour Guard, and John Schwartz with the American Legion help army veteran William Silver, 91, cut a cake during a celebration of the Army’s birthday at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home.
Officer Randy Vogt has been named Officer of the Month for May in the 7th Police District. Members of the 7th Police District Advisory Council presented Vogt with the award during the council’s monthly meeting on June 19.
Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.
Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.