The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul unveil a large welcome banner at the main entrance on July 29 in anticipation of the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia. The banner unveiling is one of a series of activities that will be hosted at the cathedral in celebration of the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit.
Cherokee Day Camp will take place on Sunday, Aug. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1 Declaration Drive in Bensalem.
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Two would-be burglars thought they had the security system sussed when they broke into a Frankford cell phone store on June 17, but there were two surprises waiting for them inside Simple Mobile Solutions at 5216 Torresdale Ave.
Gunfire claimed the lives of two Northeast men in separate shootings last week.
A knife fight early Monday outside a Tacony house wasn’t what it initially seemed, but detectives are starting to get a much clearer picture of how two men ended up with critical stab wounds.
Philadelphia has been living up to its derogatory nickname “Filthy-delphia” in at least one major way since last winter as the city’s once-reliable rubbish collection schedule has become the antithesis of clockwork.
Following the death of Kathryn Steinle, who was gunned down in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) announced he will co-sponsor legislation to require state and local law enforcement agencies to comply with federal law and cooperate with federal immigration officials.
Francis Whalen had seen and done it all before.