A fugitive wanted by the FBI, three Delaware Valley police departments and the Pennsylvania parole board was captured in Oxford Circle on June 24.
A memorial service was planned for Wednesday for Bill Sample, a former Northeast resident and founder of the Sunshine Foundation, who died last week.
Joe Hansbury already had a college scholarship locked up, but he wanted something more.
The operator of a former Northeast hospice care service was sentenced last week to more than 14 years in prison for Medicare fraud, just two days after the U.S. government filed a civil complaint against the same company, joining two former employees who blew the whistle on the multi-million-dollar scam and lost their jobs.
Police say that a group of unidentified armed robbers has struck twice at Far Northeast businesses since April 19, and committed a third heist in Upper Southampton Township, Bucks County.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, criticized Republican Gov. Tom Corbett for what she sees as his unwillingness to work with the School District of Philadelphia on solutions to its fiscal challenges.
This year will be a pivotal one for the Delaware River City Corporation’s North Delaware Greenway initiative.
Thursday, April 10