Mark Mroz, the outgoing 2nd Police District community relations officer, introduced his replacement at last week’s meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is pleased that the fire department is planning reforms designed to increase response time by medical units.
The Northwood Civic Association last week unanimously rejected a woman’s bid to open a hair salon at 5260 Castor Ave.
The Holmesburg Civic Association last spring overwhelmingly approved a bid by Liberty Bell Bicycles for an addition to be used for repairs, rentals or more showroom space.
Virginia Harr presented three vignettes to guests at the December meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.
The Holme Circle Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., at St. Jerome school hall, at Stamford and Colfax streets.
Gerry Shaffer Jr., a 23-year-old Far Northeast man convicted on Monday of involuntary manslaughter in the road-rage death of another man, will find out on March 8 whether he must serve jail time.
A jury on Monday convicted a 23-year-old Far Northeast man of involuntary manslaughter in the road-rage death of another man.
Gerry Shaffer Jr., 23, is on trial on third-degree murder charges in connection with the death of pedestrian Mark Wallace, 54, after an altercation in the Far Northeast.