A new bill aims to encourage tax-delinquent homeowners to pay back their taxes by offering a complete or partial reduction of their penalty fees.
The Frankford Parks Group, a nonprofit dedicated to fixing up and maintaining some small neighborhood parks, elected a new board on Oct. 8, said treasurer and former president Kimberly Washington.
Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided to withdraw charges against the Rev. Robert Brennan almost two weeks after the death of the young man who accused him of molesting him in a Northeast parish more than a decade ago.
City Council is considering outlawing machines that dispense dollars in exchange for small electronics like smartphones and iPods as one way of curbing skyrocketing phone thefts.
Aug. 14 was not a particularly typical day in the neighborhood.
The witness against a 75-year-old Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting a Northeast altar boy died suddenly, the district attorney’s office announced this afternoon.
Bail for a former school district employee who police said booby-trapped his Wissinoming home has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.
Members of the Normandy Civic Association are firming up plans for a May 2 neighborhood reunion at the FOP lodge on Caroline Road.
More than 220,000 Philadelphia homeowners will get real estate tax breaks next year because they have been approved for the $30,000 Homestead Exemption.
Gene Carelli is a happy guy.