Twenty months ago, Holy Family University officials posted a six-minute video to YouTube depicting a grand vision for the former Liddonfield public housing project. To date, nary a shovel of dirt has been turned on the barren, 33-acre, publicly owned tract at Torresdale Avenue and Megargee Street.
The District Attorney’s office will be filing its state Supreme Court brief in the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the most high-ranking U.S. Catholic clergyman convicted in a sex abuse case, by July 14. The cleric’s lawyers must file their brief 30 days later, Lynn’s attorney, Thomas Bergstrom, said.
Police have identified the body of a man found in the Delaware River on July 4 as Richard Mascaro, 66, of Warminster.
Two cops who chased down an armed man in April and two others who made a lot of arrests in May were honored June 30 by members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.
Holmesburg Baptist Church, at 7927 Frankford Ave., will hold a community festival on Saturday, July 12.
The Shadowboxers and Luke Elliot will perform tonight, Tuesday, July 8, at MilkBoy Philly, at 11th and Chestnut streets.
Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Four Archbishop Ryan students created “The Eggcellent Carton,” which was the grand prize winner of this year’s Calculus/Statistics Container Design Project competition.
About 40 Frankford and Northwood residents turned out last week to tell their police district commander about crime in their neighborhoods.
Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon.