Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.
To hear Tom Bayer and his two best friends from the Father Judge wrestling team tell it, the night of March 21 was like any other.
A Pennypack Creek dam where a local teen died in July will be lowered by several feet, eliminating the swimming hole that has long attracted kids.
A Mixed Martial Arts champ is also a Kensington native who learned how to compete while growing up in the neighborhood.
He’s a tough-as-nails, heart-of-gold, 29-year-old professional fighter who was born in Kensington and who swears he owes it all to his family and the City of Brotherly Love.
Councilman details plan that would cut channel in Pennypack Creek dam and eliminate swimming hole just above the dam.
He was an assistant at Northeast High from 1998-2008. Now, Phil Gormley is back on the Vikings gridiron. And this time he's running the show.
Last Thursday afternoon, when the mercury rose to 97 degrees, the pool of water above the dam in the Pennypack Creek in Bustleton remained inviting but unbroken.
Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.