A confused-looking man with a BB gun tried to rob a Bell’s Corner delicatessen, failed, then robbed a nearby barbershop of $50 on Saturday morning, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Frank Bachmayer.
Battalion Chief Joe Schulle, a Northeast resident and firefighter since 1992, defeated Gault.
Several civic association leaders already are working on putting a Northeast coalition together.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 38-year-old David O’Keefe of Croydon, Bucks County, with 56 counts of theft, receiving stolen property, weapons, conspiracy and related offenses in connection with the alleged theft of 31 Econoline and Chevrolet Express contractor vans. Many of the crimes occurred in the Northeast.
The Frankford Community Development Corp. is going through some changes.
A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.
It’s no secret that City Controller Alan Butkovitz is no fan of the city’s Actual Value Initiative.
The city cut down five half-century-old trees on the west side of the 9400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard on May 2 because someone had damaged them so badly they were in danger of falling down.
Hundreds of people turned out at Holy Family University on May 8 to mingle, chat, network and nosh at the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 91st Business Expo. They also got to meet former Eagles great Ron Jaworski.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.