Sgt. Rocco Basile and Officer Vincent Goodchild stopped an elderly man from attempting to shoot himself at the 7th Police District station in July and, as a result, have been named Officers of the Month in the district.
A Cliffe Drive resident who built a deck that is closer to a neighbor’s property than allowed by city code last week got the overwhelming support of Parkwood Civic Association members for his application for a zoning variance.
A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.
Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from a local attorney and the head of Pennsylvania Working Families.
The District Attorney’s office last week said a Somerton couple wouldn’t have to worry about losing their home if they would sign an agreement that would end forfeiture proceedings against their Ferndale Street property. The couple’s lawyer, however, said they wouldn’t sign.
“Fiction doesn’t preach, it entertains and you can deliver powerful messages in fiction.” — Dr. Joseph F. Ruggiero
The president of the Northwood Civic Association last week urged members to report vacant houses and abandoned cars.
There’s a new player in the stalled redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes that the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association hopes will be a catalyst for the long-sought transformation of the longtime public housing project.
The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.
A man who lives near a Northeast Philadelphia mosque is appealing a zoning board decision to allow the mosque to expand and build a 65-foot minaret.