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Volunteers remove 61 bags of litter from Pennypack Park

Forty-six volunteers removed 61 bags of litter from Pennypack Park on March 26 during the first monthly cleanup event of the year hosted by the Friends of Pennypack Park.


Torresdale neighbors complain about shooting range

Neighbors search for answers as to why a Torresdale country club is allowed to house a shooting range. Loud shotgun blasts can be heard from nearby homes most Sundays. 


Taking a SPIN in their new facility

Special People In Northeast Inc. last week held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open an early childhood center at 12670 Dunks Ferry Road, in the annex of St. Anselm Church in Parkwood.


Pets of the Week: April 6, 2016

McDreamy dreams of a home


Opening of ‘swingers club’ postponed to address community concerns

It didn’t take long for word to spread about the possible opening this month of a “swingers/sex club” in the Rosewood Caterers building in Upper Holmesburg.


For Mayfair men, it’s always high steaks

Brothers Brian and Jim McCafferty, for 20 years, drove to South Philadelphia for sandwiches at Tony Luke’s.


Jury continues deliberations in retrial of murder case

Daniel Dougherty is charged with arson and murder in the  1985 deaths of his two young sons in Oxford Circle. His 2000  conviction was overturned due to ineffective legal representation. 


The heart of CORA

CORA helps children and families in need with preschool courses, therapy and career development, among other programs.


GOP candidate supports school district 5-year plan

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, is applauding the five-year plan that the School District of Philadelphia recently adopted.


Celebrating 110

Dozens of children and adults helped the Tacony Branch Library celebrate its 110th birthday on Wednesday, March 30, with a kids party in the afternoon, followed by an evening reception and historical program by Lou Iatarola Jr. City Councilman Bobby Henon presented a special Council citation to Branch Manager Suzin Weber.