Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be leading the national polls for the Republican presidential nomination, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have pretty good support in Philadelphia.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools opened last week with lay teachers walking a picket line, and both sides were continuing negotiations as the Times went to press on Tuesday.
Two Northeast victims of the World Trade Center attacks are gone but will never be forgotten.
“That’s special, to keep it going a hundred years.” — Rev. John J. Large
Lt. Francis “Buddy” Werner was among 19 members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Rescue 1 who dispatched to New York on the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
The Chalfont Musical Players theater group was shut down in the spring, but the curtain wasn’t closed for long. Many former members are now back onstage with the Ghostlight Players.
The former political powerhouse from the Northeast could get 18 months to 24 years in prison for corruption. “I let you down,” he said in a statement to voters.
A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.
Visitors to the Stoogeum in Montgomery County get to enjoy the Three Stooges experience as soon as they open the door.
In Tacony, the Tommy Conwell concert has been rescheduled while plans continue for the neighborhood’s annual history day festivities.