You probably won’t have much luck getting a substantial city real estate tax break after Friday. Because Friday — and, yes, it is Friday the 13th — is the deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption.
You only have a few more days to vote for the best people, places and businesses in your neighborhood.
Amidst great turmoil in the Philadelphia public school system, our communities’ schools are losing valuable and cherished staff members to layoffs.
Joe Galasso's brilliant year on the wrestling mat for Father Judge led to a commitment from his dream college.
— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.
Updates and brief reports on River Wards news.
Neighbors throughout the River Wards have reported increased acts of crime in their areas in recent months. Here is a reminder of where to turn to report crime. Be persistent and remember, in a true emergency, dial 9-1-1.
— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.
Now that the worst of the massive hurricane has passed, neighbors throughout the River Wards must cope with the aftermath. Here’s what we know about flooding, power outages and other damage throughout the River Wards. This information is compiled from various news outlets, government web sites and Twitter feeds, as well as information from neighbors on community message boards online: