Officer Joseph Walker was recognized as the 7th Police District’s Officer of the Month for May during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council at Deer Meadows Retirement Community.
Volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park removed 84 bags of trash, six bags of recyclable cans and numerous other loose items from the park in two cleanup events on May 28 and June 25.
All City of Philadelphia offices will be open and city services will be operating on Friday, July 1.
A Philadelphia firefighter and Northeast resident who recently gained national publicity by posing shirtless for a beefcake-style calendar died Saturday in an apparent suicide.
An elderly Bustleton man shot his wife fatally in the head before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide, Philadelphia police say.