East Torresdale Civic weighs in on July 4 fireworks festival

The East Torresdale Civic Association met four days after the first fireworks festival at Pleasant Hill Park. Overall, the neighbors seemed pleased, though there were...

Sisters procure gold at Senior Games

  It’s nice for sisters to take a family vacation. It’s even nicer when they come home with valuable souvenirs. That’s exactly how Anne Kalanty and Jan...

Garnet and Goal-d: Dougherty taking over Wildwood

Shawn Cannon didn’t even know he was missing it, but he found it. Cannon, a 1982 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School, always loved his...

Man killed in Holmesburg shooting

A 36-year-old man was fatally shot early Friday morning outside his house on the 4700...

Video: Man robs Mayfair Acme at gunpoint

A man of about 40 years of age showed a female employee a gun and demanded money.

ATM skimming device found on Rhawnhurst ATM

Police are looking for two men, pictured above, who attached a skimming device and camera...

Ace Public Adjusters owner, 2 employees charged with insurance fraud

District Attorney Larry Krasner on Wednesday announced charges against the owner and two employees of...

Crime Log: June 24 – July 7

As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other...

Man shot inside Frankford tattoo parlor

A 32-year-old man was shot Friday night inside of an East Frankford tattoo parlor, according...

Letters to the Editor

Rich people work harder I’m becoming very intolerant about the rantings of politicians about the mythical unequal distribution of wealth. The wealthy bear the brunt...

Meditation Column: Words and deeds can have hurtful consequences

Hurt simply means to cause injury or physical pain. It also may refer to damage done or to cause harm in some sort of...

Op-ed: City officials must do more to help in the opioid crisis

By Chris Tremoglie “Why do we allow our children to stay high?” This was a question asked by Pete Smith, Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic...

Spadaro: Sidney Jones has something to prove in 2019

When the Eagles used a second-round draft pick on cornerback Sidney Jones in 2017, they did so knowing they would likely not see results...

Letters to the Editor

Say no to police radar In a colossal display of terrible judgment, the state Senate voted 49-1 to give radar to municipal police, Senate Bill...
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