A SEPTA commuter train struck and killed a man who was on the tracks of the Fox Chase Regional Line Tuesday night.
Born Patricia Worthington in 1928 into a family whose roots in Northeast Philadelphia go back more than 300 years, Pat Worthington Stopper has been collecting, preserving and sharing local history for decades.
The Simpson Recreation Center in Northwood used to have a really active athletic association.
Back in 1974, Steve Schiavone’s mom, Rita, was a volunteer social worker at the Frankford Y when she started helping 11 homebound people with meals.
Patrick S. McGonigal, Father Judge class of 1981, donated $2.5 million to his alma mater during a Mass on Saturday in the school auditorium to celebrate Judge’s 60th anniversary.
The Bustleton Bengals will be collecting unwanted clothing for the needy during Homecoming football games on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hayes Playground, President Street and Conwell Avenue.
The deadline is Monday, Oct. 6, to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.
Facing declining membership and the rising cost of repairs to their home, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth moved out of the 60-year-old Infant Jesus Convent in June 2013.
The cost of a pack of cigarettes is now two dollars higher.
An automobile smashed into the wall of an apartment building on the 9900 block of Academy Road on Tuesday morning, causing extensive damage. Police said a woman driving a vehicle in the parking lot sometime around 11 a.m. pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake, hitting another vehicle and driving it into the wall, causing a large hole. The second car was unoccupied. The driver and her passenger complained of minor injuries and were treated at Aria Health Torresdale.