Thursday, July 3
Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon.
June 2 through 15
Greater Bustleton Civic League members got updates on neighborhood zoning issues and recreation center renovations, heard about utility worker impostors trying to get into homes and learned a once legal left turn off of Grant Avenue is now illegal.
Thursday, June 26
A woman with pink hair and her red-bearded companion ambushed a 23-year-old woman in a parked van outside a Bustleton apartment complex on June 18, shooting the victim five times.
Surveillance video and public tips have helped police identify and capture two alleged serial armed robbers.
The National American Miss state pageant in Harrisburg on Aug. 9 and 10 will include a contestant from the Northeast — Marjani Hankins-Smith, daughter of Charina and Gerald. The 10-year-old Cedar Grove Christian Academy fourth-grader who lives near Welsh Road and the Boulevard will showcase her acting talents during the pageant, said her mom. Marjani likes sports, but she also studies dance at the Defino Sisters studio at Bustleton and Rhawn. ••
Thursday, June 19