An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Oct. 26 after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park. The tragedy occurred at about 12:36 p.m. on eastbound Red Lion Road near Northeast Airport, Philadelphia police said. Christopher Alvelo, 17, and three other teens were passengers in a Ford pickup truck when the driver, Alvelo’s 51-year-old stepfather, lost consciousness.
Being a cop in the “olden” days wasn’t much safer than it is today.
An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Saturday after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park.
A medical doctor was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison and a $300,000 fine last week in connection with a $14.3 million Medicare fraud case involving a Northeast-based hospice care service.
Philadelphia police have released the identity of the woman who was struck and killed by a school bus on Frankford Avenue on Oct. 22, along with details of the tragedy.
A Tacony man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the armed robberies of at least 19 pharmacies during an 11-month crime spree, including 15 heists in the Northeast.
Loud bangs and disturbing voices have long been little-known peculiarities of Philadelphia’s lone surviving Civil War museum, but noisy neighbors are not to blame.
Oct. 7 through 20
The proposed child day care center is out, while a non-denominational Christian church is coming to the former Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue.
The Nativist movement of the mid-1800s probably helped advance the career of Philadelphia attorney and newspaper editor Lewis C. Levin for a little while, but it all ended in ruin for the prominent anti-immigrant, anti-Irish, anti-Catholic orator.