A fortune teller probably had a feeling that the vote wouldn’t go her way when she attended the monthly Somerton Civic Association meeting on Dec. 9 seeking support for a zoning variance that would allow her to continue seeing clients in her Bustleton Avenue home.
It was Dec. 18, 1944, and the members of Stanley Wojtusik’s U.S. Army 106th Infantry Division found themselves surrounded by Nazis. Two days earlier, the Germans had launched what would be their last major offensive of World War II, the Battle of the Bulge.
John Conway and Barbara Tiano were named Officers of the Month in the 7th Police District during the Nov. 20 meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.
A dozen volunteers gathered at Knights Road and Clarendon Avenue in Morrell Park on Nov. 15 to participate in the LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day sponsored by the Fairmount Park Conservancy and the Department of Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with the Friends of Poquessing Watershed.
A new business has taken over the property at Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street, and neighbors say some zoning requirements have been forgotten.
James Mears says he targeted Dollie “Grandma” Evans because she sold crack in the Holmesburg home they shared.
The Paper Cut Artistry of Margarethe von Glehn Luther is now on display at Glen Foerd.
Staring at fourth-and-5 while nursing a one-score lead with 12 seconds left on the clock, the Archbishop Ryan coaching staff might have faced a gut-wrenching decision. But for one more play at least, the Raiders still had Samir Bullock.
The students and staff of the Bucks County Dance Center of Bensalem were gearing up to spread Christmas joy to their community when evil struck them with a devastating blow on Oct. 13. But in true holiday spirit, a group of local musicians and performers have dedicated their talents to helping the dance school recover from an intentionally set fire at their studio.
The new Wissinoming Civic Association had a lot of planning to do during its monthly meeting on Nov. 18.