Two reputed leaders of a violent Mayfair-based bookmaking and loan shark operation were ordered last Thursday to serve long prison sentences for violating federal racketeering, extortion, gambling and conspiracy laws.
More than 1,000 people attended Sunday afternoon’s Mayfair Christmas Village and Tree Lighting at Frankford and Ryan avenues.
Mayfair author Dianne Hulme’s novel has a local touch.
The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon.
Anna’s car was burglarized. So was Sarah’s, and so was Chris’s. But the thieves didn’t use what cops call “the North Philly key,” i.e., a rock, to get into their vehicles.
The Mayfair Business Association, the Mayfair Civic Association and the Mayfair Community Development Corporation will be organizing two big events on Saturday, May 17.
Joe Regan went directly from walking the hallways of Olney High School to tending bar at Regan’s on the Boulevard.
The annual Christmas concert at the church helps provide ‘inexpensive access to the arts,’ and performers include many people from both Port Richmond and Fishtown.
Three 24th District officers were honored at the National Liberty Museum last week for brave police work in both Port Richmond and Kensington.