Members of the Holme Circle Civic Association joined the neighborhood’s elected officials in a holiday social at the local Dunkin’ Donuts on Dec. 17. The event has become an annual celebration for the civic association, replacing its regular monthly business meeting each December. Attendees enjoyed complimentary coffee and seasonal sweets.
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A robber didn’t waste time putting on a disguise before he knocked off a Wissinoming convenience store on Jan. 4. In fact, he didn’t even stop to take the cash, according to police.
Alert police in the 15th district captured a man suspected in six armed robberies of cell phone and dollar stores in the Castor Gardens, Wissinoming and Tacony neighborhoods last month.
Three burglars treated a Frankford pizzeria like their personal after-hours appliance store on Dec. 21, and they didn’t pay a dime.
Armed robbers closed 2014 with a flourish in Frankford as they tallied at least a dozen stickups during the final 10 days of the year, mostly in the area of SEPTA Frankford Transportation Center.
A man from Upper Holmesburg and another from Bustleton have each been reported missing under separate circumstances.
Relatives and friends of Brandon Tate-Brown don’t believe the official version of the events that led Philadelphia police to shoot him fatally on Dec. 15 on the 6600 block of Frankford Ave.