Neighbors received no new information regarding a proposal to build a new credit union office or the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes housing project.
Philadelphia police have arrested two men whose argument on a Tacony street last October allegedly escalated into a shooting that resulted in the wounding of a bystander as well as damage to the district office of City Councilman Bobby Henon.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.
Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
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 last time an arbitration panel awarded a new contract to Philadelphia’s firefighters and paramedics, Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration spent about four years fighting it in court.
Complaining of chronic dirt clouds and fumes outside their homes, neighbors asked the operators of a Torresdale Avenue landscaping materials yard for some relief last Thursday during the monthly meeting of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association. But on Friday, it appeared to be business as usual at Britton Industries Inc., as a backhoe and trucks of all shapes and sizes continued to kick up dusty debris.