There’s a walking and biking trail right below Frankford that will grow along the Delaware River in the next few years, members of the Frankford Civic Association were told last week.
A benefit is being planned for Holmesburg native Jerry Hartman, a liver and colon cancer patient known to many as a friend, coach, mentor and teacher.
What you need to know about road closures and construction surrounding the I-95 Revive project.
Starr to open new Fishtown restaurant; NoLibs murder last of the year, and more news in brief this week.
Parents of local high school juniors and seniors are invited to learn more about college and trade school financial aid during a session on Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium of St. Hubert High School, at Torresdale and Cottman avenues.
A Pennypack Creek dam where a local teen died in July will be lowered by several feet, eliminating the swimming hole that has long attracted kids.
A Pennsylvania historical marker has been re-installed at the Pennypack Creek Bridge. And this time, it’s protected from Frankford Avenue vehicle traffic.
The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday confirmed the identity of the drowning victim pulled from the Delaware River on Aug. 17 as the boy who went missing in the Pennypack Creek four days earlier. Sebastien Sanon, 15, of Wissinoming, died in an accidental drowning, said Jim Garrow, a spokesman for the Department of Public Health. Officers from the police Marine Unit found Sanon’s remains at about 8 a.m. on Aug. 17.
Philadelphia firefighters are searching for a 15-year-old boy who was swept away in the waters of the Pennypack Creek Tuesday night.