Detectives really want to figure out how a 31-year-old man got stabbed near a Holmesburg Wawa on June 24, but it’s kind of hard when the victim doesn’t even know how it happened.
A former Philadelphia police sergeant was sentenced to two to seven years in prison after pleading no contest on Monday to charges related to a drunken-driving crash that claimed the life of another motorist in Holmesburg in 2013.
Anyone who’s attended a meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association during the last three decades knows Connie Siffel. And Connie probably knows them.
Holmesburg Civic Association members and activists from neighboring Mayfair and Tacony last week criticized a plan by the city to purchase land at 7777-R State Road for the possible construction of a prison.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit John McAroy and his family. McAroy grew up on Pennypack Street and graduated from Father Judge in 1991.
The Tacony Holmesburg Town Watch and the Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP) are sponsoring a cleanup on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to noon.
A Philadelphia corrections officer has been charged with official oppression, assault and related crimes for what District Attorney Seth Williams described as the “brutal beating” of an inmate at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg last November.
Sometime during the last 40 years, the city of Philadelphia screwed up the zoning for 9900 Lorry Place.
Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver attended the recent Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting.