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Happy days at Tacony Charter School

School spirit: Local representatives and school officials cut the ribbon at the new addition to Tacony Charter School, a brand new gymnasium. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.


A day of remembrance

Embracing history: The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors celebrates it’s 15th anniversary with Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter Upper School. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Bustleton zoning board hearing delayed

A yearslong zoning duel between a Bustleton resident and the neighborhood’s civic group has been delayed.


Bill will deny welfare to sex offenders who skirt Megan’s Law

Sex offenders who don’t register with authorities as required by state regulations won’t be able to collect welfare benefits if a bill co-sponsored by local legislators becomes law.


The beat goes on

If you’re old enough to remember the mullets, the Zubaz pants, the Kiss costumes or the time that Nick Casciano went on stage dressed like a Hooters girl, you already know that The Heartbeats are synonymous with fun.


Around town: January 22, 2014

Phanatic coming to Fox Chase


Adcock making second bid for Congress

Businessman Dee Adcock will seek the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District in the May 20 primary.


2nd PDAC stresses importance of reporting crimes

Squeak. Go ahead. Do it again.