Who would have guessed a happy holiday story would come out of the federal government? One has. Santa’s helpers at the Internal Revenue Service have more than 153 million bucks they’re itching to distribute.
Winter’s just two weeks away. Are you ready to drive in it? More important, is your car ready to be driven in the cold and snow?
The city has a Web site that gives a rundown of eighborhood projects — or ideas for projects — to help residents join forces and look for resources to get things done.
Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.
Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.
The bridge that carries Willits Road over the Wooden Bridge Run will be reduced to one lane while repairs are made — in mid-2014.
A Frankford resident who earlier this month had been the victim of a burglary killed two men who broke into his home and wounded two others the night before Thanksgiving, police said.
Philadelphia firefighters put out three fires in the Northeast on Sunday and doused another on Nov. 22.
It was a bad day for an early-morning Black Friday shopper at Franklin Mills mall but it could have been worse.