Police are trying to identify a man who used a demand note to rob a Tacony convenience store on Sept. 12. The crook entered the Wawa at 6400 Torresdale Ave. at about 4:10 p.m., approached the sales counter with two bottled drinks and handed a note to a 25-year-old man clerk demanding that he empty the contents of the cash register in a bag.
Police Officer Eddie Miller, a Northeast resident, is on the road to recovery after coming face to face with a killer on a shooting rampage.
St. John Neumann Center representatives say they plan to start construction next spring. The work will continue for about 18 months.
A Port Richmond man has been accused of breaking into a Catholic church in the Northeast and stealing cash from two donation boxes, but that’s not his only crime, authorities claim.
An armed robber may have figured that a Lutheran pastor and his wife would be an easy mark last Thursday night as they returned home from a religious concert. But the thug failed to account for the fact that the lady was packing heat.
Lock’s Gun Exchange in Mayfair might want to beef up its locks, and the rest of its security system in the wake of three recent break-ins that resulted in the theft of 17 handguns from the shop.
Police Officer John Crichton was recognized as Officer of the Month in the 2nd district for August during a recent meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council.
Residents have wanted a food service supply store in the area since a Food Basics and Pathmark closed along Frankford Avenue, and will get their wish with the opening of PJP Marketplace.
Residents of East Torresdale say they want more control over the organization that manages the Glen Foerd estate and more access to its records. They’re asking the head of Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation for help achieving those objectives.
Neighbors on the 12000 block of Elmore Road in Millbrook sensed trouble on Sept. 13 when they hadn’t seen 68-year-old widow Virginia McLaughlin in about a day, so they called police.