Bob Nines, who spent many years working as a printer for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Northeast Times, died last week. He was 69.
Boy Scouts of America Troop 290 on Sunday afternoon hosted an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Sean P. Bowers, Matthew J. Keeley Jr. and John Paul Kuhar.
A veteran firefighter from Lawncrest’s Engine 64 perished early Tuesday while battling a West Oak Lane basement fire. Joyce Craig-Lewis, 36, is the first woman firefighter to die in the line of duty in Philadelphia, Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer said during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
A Father Judge freshman last week was ordered held for trial in the Sept. 22 shooting death of a 15-year-old girl who was walking home from school near Broad and Olney.
After 34 years working with preschoolers at McIlvain Playground, Angel Brandan has some funny stories to tell. Her favorite is the one about the little boy who brought his mother’s inflatable bra to what turned out to be kind of an advanced placement “show and tell.”
Frankford Civic Association members are hoping more and more residents and business owners who have security cameras make their surveillance recordings available to the police through the city’s SafeCam program.
A firefighter was injured early Monday morning while battling a vacant apartment house blaze on the 1200 block of Arrott Street.
Hanukkah begins next week, and Christmas is just two weeks away. Many Jews and Christians are looking forward to a nice meal with loved ones and the exchanging of gifts.
Nov. 3 through 16
During this season of giving, the Bridge Educational Foundation last week donated more than $118,000 in scholarship money to a bunch of local private schools during a breakfast ceremony at Father Judge High School.