A priest accused of molesting minors who has been on leave since 2011 has been ruled suitable to return to ministry, Archbishop Charles Chaput, leader of Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese, announced Sunday.
The recent Lawncrest Community Association meeting attracted a bunch of local elected officials and high-ranking police officials.
New law to require sex offenders to register, or be denied welfare benefits
oseph J. Duda Sr., a Parkwood resident and four-term city elections commissioner, died last week. He was 74.
Longtime residents who this year saw their homes’ assessments more than triple are being invited to participate in a program that could cut their 2014 taxes by hundreds of dollars. Last week, the city began mailing information about the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, or LOOP, to about 80,000 homeowners, said Mark McDonald, Mayor Michael Nutter’s spokesman. If they’re eligible, homeowners could see tax savings from a few dollars to thousands of dollars, McDonald said. Those tax decreases should average out at about $700, he added.
Justin Willman has one sweet job.
At last month’s gathering of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, members heard updates on the local crime situation from officials of the 2nd Police District.
Dr. Richard I. Fisher is the new president and CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center, the cancer facility announced on Monday.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.