Why we continue to move backward
Jeffrey Garber began his career in education some 40 years ago as a student teacher at Morrell Park’s John Hancock Elementary School, which was newly opened at the time.
Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.
The Houseman Recreation Center-based Philly Tar Heels 16-and-under basketball team celebrated its city championship at a recent banquet and awards ceremony.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
Guy Lowery might look young enough to be a college undergraduate, but he subscribes to some old-school theories on education.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz stood with fellow elected officials and others to mark the groundbreaking of a 1.5-mile trail along the Delaware River in Port Richmond.
Fishtown and Kensington are popular with reckless operators of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes. Police are now thwarting them in creative ways.