Abandoned properties and questionable property uses dominated discussions during the Oct. 21 meeting of the Northwood Civic Association’s members.
About 75 people applauded and cheered when the new Burlington store at Castor and Cottman opened for business last Friday.
In his more than 50 years at Souder and Unruh, Joe Delaney has seen a lot inside his one-chair barber shop.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week voted to support zoning variances for two properties on the same block of Geiger Road.
Northeast residents might be seeing a new wrinkle on an old scam, Capt. Frank Palumbo said earlier this month.
Republican candidates Dee Adcock and Mike Tomlinson earlier this month asked members of the Normandy Civic Association for their support in the upcoming general election.
The Penn Museum will be putting some mummies into the lives of Philadelphia’s public school kids this year.
Members of the Parkwood Civic gave their support to a homeowner who has a fence taller than allowed by city code and to a local woman’s therapeutic riding business.
Work on another link in the city’s system of hiking, jogging and biking trails started last week with ceremonies at Pleasant Hill Park in East Torresdale.
Think leg warmers, Reeboks, acid-washed jeans, skinny ties and big hair. Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s 1984 grads are planning to attend their 30th reunion next month at the Quartett Club on Southampton Road dressed in 1980s clothing. Mix in ’80s music and the nostalgia that is the spirit of such an event, and this reunion is shaping up to be one great party.