A plan to build a couple of houses on an Evans Street property where just one now stands got the backing of Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week. However, it was far from unanimous support, and the property’s owners still need an OK from the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Tim Hinchcliff, managing director at Burholme Emergency Medical Services, recently explained the importance of knowing hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation when an individual has collapsed suddenly.
A Bustleton man who wants to demolish an Evans Street house and replace it with two single-family homes last week didn’t get the support of Greater Bustleton Civic League members.
A symbol of remembrance in Holme Circle
Why our concerns about our cars can sometimes make us our own worst enemies.
Port Richmond’s former Nativity B.V.M. School has been vacant for more than three years, and has become a target of theft and vandalism. And while a community-championed plan to convert it to senior housing is tied up in court, neighbors wonder what will come next.
The Somerton Civic Association and state Rep. Brendan Boyle last week recognized a neighborhood military hero who is now back home and serving his fellow citizens on the home front.
City planners come to Fishtown to ask for neighbors' input on fixing areas of outdated zoning - zoning errors can mean developers put in lots of money and time unnecessarily.
You voted, we listened. Here are the 2013 winners of the Best of the River Wards, Part I. Click through the photos below to see snapshots of each winner. See Part II for the rest of the winners.