Three robbers invaded a Wissinoming home, held a woman and her daughter at gunpoint and made off with $15,000 cash on July 7, according to police.
The Northeast Times reported incorrect information about the Tacony Academy Charter School in the paper’s coverage of the Wissinoming Civic Association meeting appearing in its May 6 editions.
Residents are hoping a surveillance video of a crook who swiped a bicycle from a porch in Wissinoming brings the man to justice.
The new Wissinoming Civic Association broke new ground on April 28, as it conducted its first-ever vote on a zoning application. And it didn’t transpire without some controversy.
City Councilman Bobby Henon and Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation have been teaming up to remove and prune more than 1,000 problematic trees from the 6th Councilmanic District in recent weeks. Henon obtained funding for the ongoing project, nearly $200,000, from the unused portion of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative budget.
Councilman Bobby Henon seeks community input to create agenda with Northeast 2020 initiative.
At the height of the Roaring ’20s, business leaders in Northeast Philadelphia had some grandiose and sometimes bizarre ideas about their burgeoning yet largely undeveloped community.
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A drunk driver has been ordered to serve 5-1/2 to 12 years in state prison for killing a woman pedestrian outside Wissinoming Park in 2013 after the victim had pushed her longtime husband out of the vehicle’s path.