Families make up what Rachel Falkove and Bob Byrne call the invisible homeless, but they said those families are very visible to a coalition of churches that have joined to provide them shelter.
You’d think that, with 15 storms this winter that together dropped more than 5 feet of snow, Philly would have set a new snowfall record, but, no, it didn’t. There’s still time, of course, to move up to No. 1. Spring doesn’t show up until the afternoon of March 20. Try to think warm thoughts until then.
There’s a walking and biking trail right below Frankford that will grow along the Delaware River in the next few years, members of the Frankford Civic Association were told last week.
City streets dimpled with more than 11,000 potholes.
Echoing elected officials’ call for a boycott of Oreos and other snack foods made by Mondelez International, the union whose members will lose their jobs when the company closes its Northeast Philadelphia plant next year also is asking the public not to buy the company’s products.
A Northeast-based nonprofit can provide financial help to crime victims, the organization’s executive director last week told 15th Police District Advisory Council members.
If you’re going to spend money on anything, members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League were told last week, spend your organization’s dollars to preserve your neighborhood.
Brennan Sheerin is a happy, healthy little boy.
There are several hundred Iraqis living in Northeast Philadelphia, and their culture and their history will be the subjects of a daylong program at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St., on March 8.
Two priests formerly connected to Northeast churches have been found “unsuitable for ministry,” parishioners were told last weekend.