Bridesburg's grant from the EPA; a Fishtown scam, and more news in brief this week.
A Northeast commercial real estate owner is facing the possibility of decades in federal prison and a $1.25 million fine after a grand jury indicted him last week for removing asbestos in violation of the Clean Air Act.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in the Far Northeast last week to rally supporters in anticipation of his re-election bid.
Neutering service for cats offered for free to 19134 residents after local kitten-burning incident; housing in Front Street historic banks may be canceled; and more.
A large, formerly industrial field in Bridesburg was once an industrial space, almost became a residential space, and is now a potential industrial space yet again. With all the back-and-forth, neighbors wonder what might eventually find a home in Bridesburg, and if more industry is really what the neighborhood needs.
A recent study signaling the recovery of Philadelphia’s waterways could mean significant investments to the waterfront in Bridesburg.