The emerald ash borer, an insect from Asia, has migrated to the area and could devastate the city's ash tree population.
Thirty-six volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park netted 43 bags of trash, two bags of recyclable cans and a list of assorted, sometimes strange, debris during the monthly park cleanup event on June 22.
Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.
The rededication of a baseball field in honor of fallen Firefighter Daniel Sweeney at Fox Chase Recreation Center was just the start of long-term improvements at the sprawling city-operated playground, according to Councilman Brian O’Neill.
A Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing more than 20 homes in various Montgomery County communities between March 2012 and last month.
A one-time Holmesburg resident is being sought by Philadelphia police and the FBI for his suspected involvement in a pair of armed carjackings last month.
A federal jury convicted a Northeast pimp on child prostitution charges on Friday, just days after a Bucks County court sentenced him to up to 80 years in state prison for drugging and raping adult hookers.
Patrick Usanga didn’t have a medical degree or license, but that didn’t stop him from allegedly practicing medicine at a Northeast clinic, then billing insurance companies for his services.
A man wearing a bright red Phillies cap robbed a Northeast bank on July 16. Authorities seek the public’s help in identifying the crook.
Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.