Thursday, October 2
Bob Neary and Dan Sweeney are smiling down on Kensington.
The memory of fallen firefighter and former Fox Chase resident Daniel Sweeney will be honored in the third annual Daniel Sweeney Day, featuring a day-long softball tournament, at Fox Chase Recreation Center on June 22. Proceeds will benefit the Daniel Sweeney Scholarship Fund.
There was only some silence in their sadness.
D.A.’s inaction an insult to city’s firefighters
Large vacant commercial and industrial properties are fire traps, according to City Councilman Dennis O’Brien.
Time to re-evaluate vacant building fires
An investigating grand jury convened by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has chosen not to recommend criminal charges in connection with a 2012 arson that destroyed a vacant Kensington warehouse and claimed the lives of two city firefighters.
Widow of firefighter who perished in Buck Hosiery fire files lawsuit, demolition begins at NoLibs' Ortlieb's and more news in brief.