Twelve new twin homes with a projected base price of $289,000 are planned for construction in the Holme Circle area, but some neighbors don’t see the value in the pricey residences. They insist that a centuries-old stone farmhouse is a better fit for the community.
An Academy Gardens woman was arrested on prostitution charges on April 18 after an undercover police officer allegedly responded to her ad in the adult section of a web-based classified page.
Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association have shed new light on behind-the-scenes negotiations involving the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday signed a death warrant for the convicted murderer of Philadelphia cop and Northeast resident Chuck Cassidy.
American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Green Team went to work cleaning up a section of Frankford Avenue on Earth Day, April 22, as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program.
Philadelphia police announced on Thursday a new initiative to confiscate all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, that are being operated illegally on streets and public property in the city. This includes unregistered motorbikes.
A masked man with a gun went into an Oxford Circle Burger King on April 16, but the restaurant’s cashier stayed one step ahead of the thug.
Police detectives are investigating two shootings in the Northeast early this week that left two people hospitalized.
Philadelphia police locked up Matthew Jones in August 2012 shortly after he raped a woman in the area of Frankford Avenue and Dyre Street. Only later did detectives learn that the arrest signalled the end to Jones’ five-year spate of terror against women in Frankford.
A thief took a trusting Mayfair watch dealer for a spin on April 19, but police hope that the crook’s time on the lam is about to strike midnight thanks to surveillance video of his crimes.