Michael Toner — a well-known regional actor specializing in classic Irish and Shakespearean theater — tried to cross Market near 11th Street in a rainstorm when a passing vehicle struck him, ran him over and left him there.
When the high school football City All-Star Game rolls through town, there are no shortages of things to play for.
The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.
Police Lt. Edward C. Dohrmann suffered a fatal heart attack in 1969 after responding to a car accident in Holmesburg. Last week, a plaque dedication paid tribute to his service.