Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?
Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.
Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.
State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle raised $2,560 for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund last weekend during a youth basketball tournament at Abraham Lincoln High School.
A Somerton chiropractor was ordered last Thursday to stand trial on charges he sexually assaulted a 69-year-old female patient last summer.
Friends and family gathered for a vigil in Kensington for Gregory Loper, a bicyclist who was killed by an alleged drunken driver.
Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.