More than 10 Morrell Park residents and City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) showed up at the Zoning Board of Adjustment last week to oppose a plan to operate a business in a Morrell Avenue home. They went home with a “no decision” because the zoners granted a continuance to applicant Maureen McKeown after her attorney, Joseph Beller, said he needed more time to prepare.
A Castor Gardens woman who has seen 20 percent shaved from her gas bill for the past 10 years now is going to be paying full price.
How and when community organizations find out about local zoning issues, and how much they find out is changing.
There are probably unlimited ways to rile up your neighbors. Here’s a new one:
Superior Court last week denied a request to send two child molestation cases back to Common Pleas Court, and an attorney for one of the defendants also filed a brief last week in which he stated his client’s case should be retried because of errors by the trial judge and because of new evidence found in a civil suit filed by the prosecution’s primary witness, a former Northeast altar boy.
Union reps of the employees who will lose their jobs early next year when what used to be the old Nabisco plant closes have not yet met with the Boulevard and Byberry facility’s owner to negotiate severance and other benefits.
The woman who allegedly housed 239 cats in unsanitary conditions in a Frankford property will face animal cruelty and other charges, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.
Selling the Philadelphia Gas Works to a for-profit New England company is being touted by Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration as good financial sense, and condemned by sale opponents as fiscally unsound.
Work was scheduled to begin this week on a hiking-biking-equestrian trail that will link Junod Playground on Dunks Ferry Road in Parkwood to Poquessing Creek Park and on to Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton Road and the Boulevard.
It was surveillance footage that led detectives to a suspect in a Frankford double murder, according to Capt. John McCloskey.