Back in March 1946, there was a strike at the massive General Electric facility, which stretched from 67th to 70th streets and Elmwood to almost Paschall avenues in Southwest Philadelphia’s Eastwick neighborhood.
Michelle Liczbinski recently unveiled two street signs that honor her husband, a Philadelphia Police Department sergeant shot to death in 2008.
The 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade has been set for Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Nov. 25.
Next week is the deadline for Philadelphians to apply for a homestead exemption, which was created to lessen the impact of potential increases in property taxes.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.
The 10th Councilmanic District has been added to a pilot program that permits residents and small businesses to place their trash out for collection two hours earlier for the next five months.
The Historical Society of Tacony will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Christa Lewis Memorial Arboretum this Saturday at 1 p.m.
When the students at Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School in Lower Mayfair held a mock election on Monday, President Obama outpolled Mitt Romney, 402-200.