Six children suffered minor injuries Oct. 8 when their school bus crashed into five cars and ended up on a lawn, police said.
Homicide detectives have released new photos of a person of interest in the March 5 murder of a man in Castor Gardens.
A Holmesburg man was charged with murder after he allegedly shot another man in the face during an argument on Feb. 2. Claude Thomas, 27, of the 4700 block of Vista St., wounded Rasheed Shannon once in the face as the two quarreled in the street near Thomas’ home at about 1:45 p.m., police said. Emergency responders found Shannon, 25, on the 4900 block of Fitler St. and took him to Aria Health-Torresdale, where he died on Feb. 3.
Two zoning issues will be on the agenda at the next monthly meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, at the Liberty Evangelical Free Church, Linden Avenue and Milnor Street.
An unidentified robber held up a Tacony bank on Friday afternoon.
The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.
Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association learned about a Web-based social network that could become an alternative for folks who can’t attend their neighborhood civic association meetings.
Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.
Two local historic buildings on Aria Health Torresdale’s campus will not be harmed during major construction projects.