Jury selection began Monday for two men accused of the sexual abuse of an altar boy from St. Jerome’s parish in the late 1990s.
Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District’s new commander, will address the Jan. 10 meeting.
The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former Catholic elementary school teacher Bernard Shero are charged with sexually assaulting the same St. Jerome parish altar boy in the late 1990s.
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.
Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.
— 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.
A fire has erupted in space.
— Plans for a big distribution center at the site are halted as new top management reviews company strategy.
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.