Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association will host its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Max Myers Community Center, at 1601 Hellerman St.
Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.
Not even a swarm of police stopped gunmen from trying to settle a dispute with a hail of gunfire on the streets of Frankford early last Thursday in a scene that has become increasingly familiar to neighborhood residents this month.
A knife-wielding man parlayed a dollar bill into a lot more cash as he held up a Morrell Park convenience store early Monday.
Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
A quarrel over a girlfriend sparked stabbings at a Holmesburg house party early Sunday that left a 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman hospitalized with knife wounds, police said.
Philadelphia isn’t always the City of Brotherly Love. Last Saturday, an Oxford Circle man shot and killed his older brother during a quarrel at the home they shared.
During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
A former volunteer instructor at a Bustleton martial arts school was sentenced on Friday to serve 60 years in federal prison for producing pornography involving two children, ages 2 and 3.