Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is challenging incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams to a series of debates.
A former convent in Northeast Philadelphia was among four properties sold at auction by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and several local parishes on July 24 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown.
As a toddler, Ryan Donaghy suffered from frequent head pain.
The public is welcome to watch the Budweiser Clydesdales parade along Frankford Avenue next Wednesday night. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 outside the newly opened Cottman Beverage, at 7544 Frankford Ave. The Clydesdales will trot south on the avenue and are expected to arrive at Mayfair Beverage, at 6500 Frankford Ave., at 7:45 p.m.
Even as City Hall and Philadelphia’s firefighters union embarked on new contract arbitration last week, Mayor Michael Nutter yielded ground in his administration’s prolonged legal war with firefighters over their recently expired 2009 contract.
Homeowners who asked the city to lower their new property assessments should start checking their mailboxes and calendars.
A Bustleton property that’s often been in the news recently got a cut and a trim from the city.
A convicted felon with a history of assaulting police shot and critically wounded a Philadelphia police officer during a violent struggle inside a Feltonville corner store on Tuesday afternoon.
There’s some land in Philadelphia the city wants to sell — at reasonable prices. There’s some other land the city wants to sell for a buck.
A local church and its volunteers are helping refugees adjust to a new life in the United States.