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.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
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.
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.
It was soaring rhetoric, but can it fly in the real world — you know, the world where congressional Republicans say no to everything?
— Peter Lockyer stars as Jean Valjean in ‘Les Miz,’ now at the Academy of Music.