The father of a fallen Philly serviceman is working to create a support system for other grieving veterans’ families.
Friends and family of Rudolph “Rudy” Price are making the first steps to beatify the former Port Richmond man, though the process could take decades.
At the urging of a federal bankruptcy judge, Hostess Brands and its striking workers agreed Monday to enter private mediation in a last-ditch effort to prevent the company’s liquidation and save thousands of jobs, including about 300 at the company’s Northeast Philadelphia plant.
Hostess Brands asked a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close all its businesses nationwide, a move that would affect 18,500 employees. The company cited an ongoing labor dispute as the reason for its action.
Howard Snyder, a son of Oxford Circle, returned to his old neighborhood on Oakland Street a few weeks ago for a short trip down memory lane.
Northeast residents squeezed in last minute shopping on Monday morning in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.