A Northeast Philadelphia playground will be getting a $500,000 facelift, possibly by the end of next year, according to City Councilman Bobby Henon.
The Nov. 8 general election didn’t work out too well for state House hopeful Matt Darragh, but he fared a lot better eight days later when his Parkwood neighbors elected a new president of their civic group.
The owner of a Torresdale-based construction company has offered to donate $54,000 to a local nonprofit civic group if it withdraws its opposition to a proposed digital sign on Interstate 95.
The Pennypack Creek Bridge may be an engineering marvel, although the method of construction is considered impractical for modern purposes.
A Delaware County man and his woman companion were arrested for trying to shoplift from a Lower Mayfair supermarket last Thursday, just days after they snatched a senior woman’s purse inside another local store, police say.
A teenager on an unregistered dirt bike fractured his skull when he crashed into a police car on Torresdale Avenue in Wissinoming on Monday afternoon, authorities say.
A serial bank robber noted for his eclectic choices in headwear is still on the loose and wanted by the FBI.
Halloween was over, but an armed robber found another purpose for his pumpkin mask on Nov. 6. He used it to conceal his identity as he ripped off a Family Dollar store in Lawndale.
Two unidentified intruders stole $90,000 cash and another $8,000 in jewelry from a Bustleton man inside his own home on Nov. 9.
The former president of the Somerton Civic Association has been ordered to stand trial for the theft of more than $19,000 from the organization.