Students of St. Christopher School in Somerton honored police and firefighters from the community, including those whose children attend the school, during Catholic Schools Week commemorations on Feb. 2.
Scenes on a Frankford block mirrored the Disney film Frozen, with a few segments of Backdraft mixed in as Philadelphia firefighters overcame a six-alarm blaze that apparently began inside an auto body shop on Saturday morning.
A city planner informed members of the East Torresdale Civic Association on Feb. 8 that time is running out for them to submit comments on the recently published draft North Delaware District Plan.
It’s anyone guess what inspired the founders of a Bustleton nightclub to call their establishment GoodLife Lounge. Is the name a tribute to the 1963 Tony Bennett hit song The Good Life? Or is it a more contemporary reference, such as Kanye West’s 2008 Grammy winner Good Life?
Helen Gym won a City Council seat last year largely on the strength of her public education platform. She’s a former public school teacher, a mother of three public school students and a community organizer emphasizing public school advocacy.
The new space contains five exam rooms, nine infusion bays, a procedure room and two observation rooms containing state-of-the-art medical equipment.
Just days before the start of the holiest season in the Christian calendar, someone stole about $1,700 that a Northeast Philadelphia Catholic school had raised through its book fair, according to police.
Philadelphia police released alarming video last Thursday of a brazen shooting in front of a grocery store on busy Frankford Avenue. Investigators hope that the graphic images will help them identify the gunman.
A Bustleton nightclub where a shootout occurred and three police officers were assaulted late last month is in hot water with Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspection.
As Catholic school educators across the national celebrated Catholic Schools Week, Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput visited Archbishop Ryan High School last Thursday to make a major announcement regarding the future of Catholic education in the city.