In looking around the city for trouble with its equipment, PECO found and fixed some in the Northeast.
The Bustleton Bengals will be collecting unwanted clothing for the needy during Homecoming football games on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hayes Playground, President Street and Conwell Avenue.
A Father Judge High School freshman, seemingly on track to be a superstar football player, is facing charges as an adult in the murder of teenager Aisha Abdur-Rahman.
A Wissinoming man last week was sentenced to 32 months in prison for his role in a tax fraud conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced.
Golf outing set for Oct. 11
A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.
The deadline is Friday for high school students to enter the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest.
SONS OF ITALY Sept. 25. Lancaster County. The cost is $125 and includes a stop at Kitchen Kettle Village, lunch at Plain and Fancy, and a ticket to Moses and Sight and Sound Theater. 215-676-1910.