Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.
The Northeast Community Center has been closed, foreclosed, sold and its locks have been changed, but the non-profit center’s executive director still has hope and still can see a future.
— The 200-year-old graveyard once tended to by the Byberry Meeting remains a mystery in Northeast Philly.
Two men were found shot to death in the Northeast on Christmas Eve, police said.
— Plans for a big distribution center at the site are halted as new top management reviews company strategy.
A fire has erupted in space.
The international drug maker said it had decided to cease development plans for the site on Red Lion Road. The 136-acre property had been home to the former Island Green golf course.
Charges that a Northeast businessman sold synthetic marijuana in his Somerton store were withdrawn Dec. 4. However, Kamel Gerges, operator of the 1 Stop Smoke Shop at Verree and Red Lion roads, faces similar, but more serious, charges in Montgomery County, said Pennsylvania Assistant Attorney General Kate Gibson.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is urging seniors to be watchful for telephone-scam artists who may try to trick seniors into sharing funds.
— Taste the world in Northeast Philly, where culinary delights offer something for everybody.