Philadelphia police say that a Somerton teenager was responsible for the widespread vandalism of the Officer Daniel Boyle Memorial Playground in his own neighborhood last month.
After almost 70 years in business, Singers Appliance Company will soon close its doors for good.
Two hundred military veteran bicyclists rolled into Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe on Sept. 29 for a brief respite on their Army vs. Navy Challenge from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Over the last four decades, he has grown into somewhat of an iconic figure in and around the Greater Northeast, even among folks who recognize him merely for the jars of pickles and assorted condiments he cheerfully peddles at nightclubs, corner bars and fraternal halls throughout the area, and also for the overtly innocuous yet insidiously bawdy humor he typically delivers.
A Northeast Philadelphia resident and volunteer suburban firefighter was arrested by police in Bensalem on Sunday after he allegedly broke into the home of a 17-year-old girl and tried to kidnap her.
Jim Kenney talks to the Times about public safety, prisons, schools, pensions and his own blue-collar South Philly roots.
A suicidal man with a gun fired two shots and held police at bay for about five hours in Bustleton last Friday before police negotiators and SWAT members teamed to capture him.
Police are searching for three men who pointed a revolver at a woman’s back and ransacked her Northeast home.
Joyriding by a group of teenagers on forklifts in a Wissinoming paper factory ended in death for one of the youths on Sunday night.
The volunteers of the Friends of Poquessing Watershed helped make an often-forgotten city park a lot cleaner on Sept. 12 when they removed 16 bags of trash and assorted other items from the paved, wooded path between the 9900 block of Hegerman St. and the 4800 block of Stevenson Lane.