Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
A new business has taken over the property at Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street, and neighbors say some zoning requirements have been forgotten.
Workers paint a rusty bridge at Frankford and Solly avenues in Holmesburg. Residents have wanted the bridge renovated for 15 years. The project is now under the supervision of U.S. Rep. Bob Brady.
Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, and a change in the governor’s mansion is looking likely.
In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.
Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District.
Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.
Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.