A 17-year-old girl told police that a man tried to grab her on a Lower Northeast street last week.
A resident and a firefighter were hospitalized as a result of a devastating home fire in the Northeast’s Chalfont section early Monday.
Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.
Voters who hope to get a last look, or even a first look, at hopefuls for the May 19 municipal primary election may want to head to East Torresdale in the coming weeks.
Feb. 23 through March 8
Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.
A Tacony man was arrested at Parx Casino last week after abandoning his 7-year-old son in the parking lot for several hours while the father was inside playing blackjack, according to Bensalem Township police.
A former Community College of Philadelphia student from Torresdale pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges on Thursday, admitting that he brought a gun to school and threatened a classmate with it last May.
Thomas McLean had a job to do and needed help, a lot of it.
Eighty-one percent of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s city-based parish and regional schools have been designated as “high performing” by the Philadelphia School Partnership. Five Northeast schools finished among the top 10 in those rankings, according to the archdiocese.