Community and local church efforts led to a charitable collection of over $4,000 and a roomful of donated goods for families on the 2800 block of Memphis Street displaced by a fire on July 21.
If Forrest Gump were observing the latest mess involving Philadelphia public schools, he might sum it up this way: “Life is just a box of erasers.”
Neutering service for cats offered for free to 19134 residents after local kitten-burning incident; housing in Front Street historic banks may be canceled; and more.
— Four years after its opening, Tacony Academy Charter School has found a permanent building.
A number of local community groups are setting agendas for meetings this month.
Just days after Philadelphia police warned the public about a child predator roaming Frankford streets, another creep accosted a girl near her Oxford Circle elementary school.
Father Judge High School senior Alexander Citerone was honored on Oct. 21 as the winner of a student essay contest sponsored by the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The contest asked students to write on the theme of “Uncovering Northeast Philly: What makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?”
Across the region, PECO crews are busy restoring power that was interrupted by downed trees and power lines. Landscaping crews are sawing their way through old, large trees that were toppled by the high winds that swept the region last night. A drive through the Great Northeast has turned into a maze of detours as orange cones and yellow police tape block off streets closed by fallen limbs and downed power lines. PECO says the number of outages caused by the “Frankenstorm” has set a record.
Arrest made in connection to Buck Hosiery blaze