The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former teacher Bernard Shero were convicted in January of sexually assaulting the same boy, who was a student at St. Jerome parish school in the late 1990s.
“We’ll have a real fight on our hands,” Thomas Bergstrom said last week. “And I think we’re going to win it.”
Mark Squilla does not want to rush into pushing 100 percent property assessments on city residents. The South Philly councilman has introduced a bill that would spread the impact of the Actual Value Initiative over three years.
A priest and a former Catholic school teacher convicted earlier this year of molesting a 10-year-old Northeast altar boy will be sentenced April 18 by Common Pleas Court Judge Ellen Ceisler.
It’s not just another empty lot in Kensington where such sights are common. The trash-littered parcel, which had been the long-vacant Buck Hosiery building and an adjacent furniture store, is a shrine.
During their meetings in March and February, members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored several officers.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League on March 27 voted to support one zoning variance request, but shot down another.
As Nightingale Road resident Denise Schulz stood in her driveway and looked at the scene next door, she saw something in her neighbor’s back yard that gave her pause.
Sid Kirschheimer knows from scams.
The Pennsylvania House last week passed a measure backed by Gov. Tom Corbett that would take the commonwealth out of the booze business.