In a letter made available by the school, Captain Charles Vogt describes how the transformation of the former John Paul Jones Middle School has made the community better.
A body recovered by police from the Delaware River last weekend may be that of a Wissinoming teenager who disappeared while wading in the storm-surging Pennypack Creek on Aug. 13.
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Residents from across the River Wards took to the streets in a show of support for neighborhood-run anti-crime efforts on National Night Out.
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.