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City Planning Commission seeks zoning changes in East Torresdale

East Torresdale residents’ desire to preserve open space has prompted the Philadelphia City Planning Commission to seek a series of zoning changes in the neighborhood.


Calendar of Events: Feb. 22, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 23


Around Town: Feb. 22, 2017

Narcan training session at Christ the King


7th Police District honors officers

Police Officers Alfred Fiorentino and Randy Vogt have been named Officers of the Month for January in the 7th Police District.


Pets of the week: February 22

Tinker toys with dreams of new family


Local civic group approves plans for NE marijuana facility

Hearing a powerful testimonial about Flyers founder and chairman Ed Snider’s use of medical marijuana, members of the Parkwood Civic Association unanimously endorsed a plan by two of his children and his grandchild to build a 125,000-square-foot medical marijuana growing and processing plant in the Far Northeast.



Tomlinson announces he’s running for city controller

The former CPA wrote on Facebook that the city over-taxes people and has too much waste, fraud and corruption.


Taylor to host Narcan meeting

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will hold a community meeting to show families dealing with opioid addictions how to administer the drug Narcan to rescue people suffering an overdose.


Tattoo Arts Convention makes its mark

“It’s hard to tell how a scar is going to heal. We try to control that healing process,” Johnross says, cutting an X shape layer of flesh.