— Opinions differed about the hot-button issue of methadone clinics during a recent hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee.
Back in February 2009, some 1,500 people turned out at Anne Frank Elementary School in Bustleton to oppose a planned methadone clinic at Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
Former La Salle player and coach Tom Gola has been named to the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends.
Mark Gilson, chief of the district attorney’s Northeast bureau, recalls a time when a person convicted of carrying an unlicensed gun received a sentence of probation.
The Harvey/DeLange family’s 23rd annual benefit to combat cystic fibrosis is approaching, and planners are hoping for another big night.
— After 33 years, Dave Greenman has retired from the iconic Greenman’s Deli in Mayfair.
— State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is pushing a bill that requires the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.
— Four years after its opening, Tacony Academy Charter School has found a permanent building.
— A local history group is recapturing priceless images from yesteryear, with help from the public.
Gov. Tom Corbett was at St. Martin of Tours Elementary School last week to proclaim the value of a Catholic education.