Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia presented Somerton resident Ruben David with its 2014 Outstanding Service to the Community Award on Feb. 14. The award recognizes an engineer who has over the course of his career provided professional and personal service above and beyond the call of duty to the Delaware Valley community. David was honored during Delaware Valley Engineers Week, which is part of a national engineering observance.
Local nonprofit proposes a project that could result in 36 homes for low-income renters by 2016.
A Somerton public house and hotel dating to the American revolutionary era is in store for some major changes.
Currently under renovation, the non-denominational Christian Realife Church will soon open its doors to the community.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill said he will meet Wednesday with representatives of three city agencies to discuss how to remove or breach a dam in Pennypack Park where five young people have died or been in danger over the last three years.
Last Thursday afternoon, when the mercury rose to 97 degrees, the pool of water above the dam in the Pennypack Creek in Bustleton remained inviting but unbroken.
A blaze heavily damaged the news and production departments of Broad Street Media, publisher of the Northeast Times, Star and Wire newspapers.