The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Prompted by a explosion that claimed the life of a young Fox Chase man in mid-January, some legislators from Northeast Philadelphia are sponsoring bills that will extend state death benefits to the survivors of municipal gas utility workers who die while responding to emergencies.
As former state House Speaker John Perzel awaits trial next month on corruption charges, three co-defendants were in court last week pleading guilty.
All Saints Episcopal Church, Rhawnhurst, 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school for children at 10 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org
St. William’s Senior Citizens Aug. 19. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. $30, includes transportation and tip, $32 slot play and lunch buffet. Departure inf.: 215-725-5697.
FRIENDS OF TORRESDALE LIBRARY Aug. 19. Camden Riversharks game at Campbell’s Field, 401 N. Delaware Ave., Camden, N.J. $11. 1-866-SHARKS-9 or go to www.riversharks.com and click on Fundraising Program log-in icon, enter code “BOOKS,” click buy and select seats.
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Investigators believe that he may be linked to a similar sexual assault last month.
The victim was shot to death. Police discovered his body in a car on Tremont Street.