Read about a sinkhole in Northern Liberties, Rep. John Taylor's toy drive, PGW's latest work in the neighborhood, Standard Tap's donations to Philabundance, how to cut your taxes and more in this week's news in brief.
The circumstances of the death of a 22-year-old Port Richmond man last year are under investigation by the Philadelphia Fire Department. His family says the tragedy is the result of negligent paramedics.
While no one was killed or seriously injured, adults and children whose homes were destroyed are left with only the clothes on their backs. Now, neighbors across the River Wards are working to lend a hand.