Barbara Zimath is very lucky she wasn't hurt worse in an attack last week, in which two men beat her and stole her purse and phone. Still, the incident has rattled her family, as well as many locals who are wondering how something so violent could happen where they live.
A local church and its volunteers are helping refugees adjust to a new life in the United States.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is predicting the “lowest turnout in history” when the election polls open on May 21.
Samuel S. Fels High School music teachers Barry Huber and Douglas Payne came of age in two very different educational environments.
— 10,000 callers deluge City Hall over AVI
— The students are raising money to pay for their trip to Poland. They’ve sold calendars, flowers and cookie dough. A pizza party is next.
A large, formerly industrial field in Bridesburg was once an industrial space, almost became a residential space, and is now a potential industrial space yet again. With all the back-and-forth, neighbors wonder what might eventually find a home in Bridesburg, and if more industry is really what the neighborhood needs.
Check out our big day-by-day list of holiday concerts, tree lightings and other events.