The Lawncrest 4th of July celebration will get under way with a parade at 9 a.m., followed by a flag-raising ceremony.
International Brotherhood of Fire Fighters Local 22 is raising money to build a ramp and buy a wheelchair for 12-year-old Olivia Golembiewski, whose chair was stolen last week from outside her Wissinoming home. Olivia has cerebral palsy.
A motorist struck and killed a woman as she was walking across a street near her Tacony home on Sunday morning.
Friday, June 17
The Roosevelt Boulevard corridor in the Far Northeast has become a magnet for smash-and-grab-style commercial burglars in recent days, according to Philadelphia police.
A former soccer coach from Mayfair last week pleaded guilty to several child-molestation and child pornography charges. Vincent Mickle, 34, will be sentenced Sept. 19.