One Book One Philadelphia programming will be coming to several local libraries.
A Holmesburg man with a history of drug convictions has been charged with attempted murder and numerous related offenses after he allegedly shot another man five times on a neighborhood street.
Philadelphia police have arrested a Levittown man whose alleged drunk-driving caused a fatal crash in Holmesburg on Jan. 21.
Tai Chi classes begin Feb. 9
A proposal to build a new credit union branch on the James D. Morrissey Inc. property dominated the agendas of two civic association meetings in the Northeast last week. Residents in East Torresdale unanimously rejected the plan on Jan. 12, while their neighbors in Upper Holmesburg postponed their Jan. 15 vote indefinitely.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
Philadelphia police may have captured the gunman who murdered three other men execution-style inside a house on the 4600 block of Vista St. on Jan. 10, although the department’s information office has not officially confirmed an arrest.
Members of the organic, farm-fresh produce industry have been trying to establish a foothold in Northeast Philadelphia for years. Somerton’s Walker Lodge will be the site of one company’s newest attempt next spring.
A man from Upper Holmesburg and another from Bustleton have each been reported missing under separate circumstances.