The Somerton Civic Association and state Rep. Brendan Boyle last week recognized a neighborhood military hero who is now back home and serving his fellow citizens on the home front.
Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is hoping to debate incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams before voters go to the polls on Nov. 5.
A 75-year-old Catholic priest charged with molesting a Northeast boy more than a decade ago is in custody with bail set at $1 million.
Raising children with cultural ties
The former assistant pastor of a Northeast Philadelphia Catholic parish has been arrested and charged with repeatedly molesting an altar boy over a three-year period.
The Republican candidates for district attorney and city controller were at the party’s annual clambake Sunday at Cannstatter’s, arguing that the GOP needs to fight harder against the entrenched Democratic machine.
Do not blame vaccines for autism
Gov. Tom Corbett earlier this month signed legislation that makes it harder for the makers of synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs to dodge arrest.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz was confident heading into the May 21 Democratic primary, but did not expect a blowout victory.