The new Wissinoming Civic Association had a lot of planning to do during its monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
It doesn’t take a super computer to figure out when the former Tacony-based child prostitution tycoon Enoch Smith will become a free man once again. It won’t be for a very long time, if ever.
The Mayfair tire slasher was screwing around with some parked cars in his new neighborhood, so authorities nailed him with more criminal charges, according to Philadelphia police.
Parkwood Civic Association members met Capt. Adam Friedman, the new commander of the 8th Police District, during their monthly session last week, and they also heard good news about the almost-complete hiking and biking trail that runs along the Poquessing Creek from behind Junod Playground on Dunks Ferry Road to just outside Benjamin Rush State Park.
An outburst of domestic violence claimed the life of Holme Circle resident Constance “Connie” Murray last August, but anxiety had been festering for months between the victim and her husband, Christopher Murray, according to testimony at his Nov. 18 murder hearing in Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.
A residential garage at Bustleton Avenue and McKinley Street could soon be converted into a commercial kitchen after the Mayfair Civic Association on Nov. 17 voted not to oppose the owner’s zoning appeal.
The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.
A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.
WHERE: George Washington High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Ryan, 21-0 RYAN LEADS SERIES: 27-9-1
Police are trying to identify a thief who stole tools from a work van in Holmesburg on Oct. 23.