Neighborhood crime and a couple of zoning issues dominated the informal discussions at last week’s Frankford Civic Association meeting, with a local pastor talking about the easy availability of drugs and “anything you want” at some local stores.
Six children suffered minor injuries Oct. 8 when their school bus crashed into five cars and ended up on a lawn, police said.
A Wissinoming teen was wounded by a gunman who shot at her several times outside her grandmother’s home on the 5900 block of Cottage Street late Oct. 1. She was wounded in an arm and taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
There’s no big storm coming. Streets aren’t flooded. Heavy snow’s not in the forecast, and there aren’t massive power outages. Those things might happen, and, if you’ve been drawing breath for a few years, you know they already have. Do Irene, Sandy and last winter ring any bells? About 40,000 Philadelphians were without electric power, some for several days, last winter.
That remote-control key fob you use to lock and unlock your car isn’t the only one like it in the world, according to the American Automobile Association.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two people who have gone missing from the 6300 block of Algon Avenue.
Police detectives have surveillance recordings of a man who burglarized a Tomlinson Road home last month and are hoping someone recognizes him and tells them who he is so they can pick him up.
A SEPTA commuter train struck and killed a man who was on the tracks of the Fox Chase Regional Line Tuesday night.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.
The Simpson Recreation Center in Northwood used to have a really active athletic association.