In what might be a first for a Northeast community group, the 2nd Police District Advisory Council has banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings.
The ban applies to civilian members of the 2nd PDAC. Cops will continue to carry firearms at the monthly meetings.
— For the first time since the massacre in Connecticut, the National Guard Armory hosts a gun show, and it attracts the masses.
A week ago Tuesday, even as we were putting finishing touches on a Page One story about postcards from the past, I began talking with reporter Bill Kenny about the gun show story you see on this week’s cover.
It was soaring rhetoric, but can it fly in the real world — you know, the world where congressional Republicans say no to everything?
Prepare, but don’t scare: That’s the new mantra for dozens of Northeast Philadelphia schools in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association observed a moment of silence for the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., before welcoming comments from a police official, the city controller, a state representative and a two-time City Council candidate who specializes in economic development.
— Peter Lockyer stars as Jean Valjean in ‘Les Miz,’ now at the Academy of Music.