Al Taubenberger has been the one and only permanent president of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association for more than 20 years, but his time has been at a premium since he joined City Council a year ago.
The Rev. John F. Meyers, the pastor at St. Martin of Tours who recently announced he would close the convent, has been reassigned to serve as a parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Ambler, Montgomery County. The move is effective Jan. 30.
On Sunday, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced that Our Lady of Ransom and Resurrection of Our Lord would be taking part in the Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative.
A city Department of Revenue official last week tried to fill in some of the blanks on the beverage tax for members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Holmesburg Civic Association last week voted to not oppose a building use variance for the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity.
U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle wrote on his Facebook page that he will skip the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
Republican Beth Grossman announced her candidacy last week for district attorney, standing outside a pawnshop that was once her parents’ candy store.
Hundreds of St. Martin of Tours alumni and current and former parishioners have taken to Facebook, expressing sadness and condemning a decision to close the convent.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle released the following statement after being sworn in to a second term representing the 13th Congressional District:
Philadelphia’s new sugary drink tax is costing consumers money.