A veteran firefighter from Lawncrest’s Engine 64 perished early Tuesday while battling a West Oak Lane basement fire. Joyce Craig-Lewis, 36, is the first woman firefighter to die in the line of duty in Philadelphia, Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer said during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
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This weekend, while Philadelphia Catholic League football all get a bye before the postseason begins, their Public League counterparts will hit the gridiron on Friday and Saturday. Here’s a closer look at the quarterfinals matchups for our area teams:
One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.
Four men went to Kensington Avenue last Wednesday looking for a good time but ended up behind bars on prostitution-related charges, according to Philadelphia police.
If the Public League had a mayor, Joe Fite might be able to run unopposed.
Michael Nutter introduced the city to his possible successor last Friday.
Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.
Wesley Enhanced Living, a nonprofit, faith-based organization that owns and manages multiple continuing care retirement communities in southeastern Pennsylvania, last week celebrated 125 years of serving residents.