Clap, boom, crack, thud, crash! Those were just a handful of the many sounds residents of Akron Street in Frankford heard one evening last week when Mother Nature decided to turn their neighborhood into an Olympic-sized game of pick-up sticks.
Rescue groups, animal-based services and animal lovers gathered at Saturday’s Fur Follies event to promote animal welfare.
Amy Flite was attending her husband’s funeral when the family dog, Wally, ran away. After suffering extensive injuries, Wally is home again, but his vet bills are immense.
Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
In early September, Carla Donato was on an unusual mission in Lower Moreland Township. She was tying teal blue ribbons on lamp posts, trees and even on traffic lights.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.
A federal jury last week found four former Traffic Court judges guilty of lying, but acquitted them and three others of the more serious charges of conspiracy and wire and mail fraud.
Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
The old adage states that the only two guarantees in life are death and taxes. If there was room to add a third proclamation, it might state, “Death, taxes and, come early June, the Public League will lose its first and only Carpenter Cup contest.”