Leo Dignam, a deputy commissioner for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, last week told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that work is progressing well at Ramp Playground, which is getting a new artificial turf surface.
Eric Hunn watched a friend and former business partner open an indoor miniature golf course in North Jersey and decided to look into the venture.
Gerard M. Shaffer Sr., the former Philadelphia firefighter facing murder charges in connection with an April 2010 road-rage incident in the Far Northeast, died suddenly last week.
Northeast native Jessica Barth has been hard at work building a film career. She’s hopeful that a movie by the creator of TV’s ‘Family Guy’ will be her big break.
A generous donation from a financial giant strikes the right chords at a charter school.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill enjoyed a comfortable re-election victory last month, but an examination of the numbers indicates that it’ll be a little bit of a tougher fight in four years.
On Jan. 5, Catholics will celebrate the feast day of St. John Neumann, who served as bishop of Philadelphia from 1852-60 and founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the United States.
The recent LA Fitness purchase of 171 Bally Total Fitness clubs took effect last week, with the closing of one local club and a name change for another.
With a big assist from state Sen. Mike Stack, Sister Francesca Onley is one happy college president.
Life Cycle Solutions in Holmesburg bills itself as a data-destruction, e-waste-recycling and liquidation company.