Thanks for celebration
A Philadelphia judge has tossed out murder charges against one of two men whose alleged street racing on Roosevelt Boulevard led to a high-speed crash that claimed the lives of a mother and her three young sons in July.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in the Far Northeast last week to rally supporters in anticipation of his re-election bid.
Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.
Community leaders invited to Las Vegas to tour a Wynn casino similar to the one proposed for the River Wards; Port Richmond residents vote unanimously against a halfway house; Hinge Cafe temporarily closed, and more news in brief.
Northeast residents squeezed in last minute shopping on Monday morning in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.