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Northeast vet releases children’s book

At 28, Pat White was working in the cosmetics department at the Roosevelt Mall Wanamaker’s and was talking to a recruiter about joining the U.S. Air Force. Then, a friend and co-worker, who was a...

City Council passes 10th District food truck ban

Legislation prohibiting food trucks and street vendors in Councilman Brian O’Neill’s 10th District easily passed City Council on Thursday. Sidewalk sales are already banned in the Sixth Council District, so the bill will effectively prevent...

Calendar of Events: June 13-20

Thursday, June 13 EVENTS Afternoon Artists at the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 6918 Torresdale Ave. Art history theme. Homeschooling families are welcome with children 6 and up. Students not being...

Around Town

Concert series continues Friday The Danube Swabian Association, 1277 Southampton Road in Somerton, will be holding its free outdoor summer concert series on two upcoming Friday nights. Connolly and Murphy (Irish music) will perform on June...

Heeney wants U.S. Attorney to look at DA’s policies

Bill Heeney, a Republican candidate for City Council at large, has written a letter to U.S. Attorney William McSwain, asking him to intervene at the district attorney’s office, contending that DA Larry Krasner’s policies...

Family, friends mourn loss of firefighter

The pews at St. Dominic Catholic Church were packed Friday morning as family, friends and others came to mourn and remember Dennis McDaniels, a Philadelphia firefighter who died June 2 while competing in a...

PA Senate passes school choice expansion; Tartaglione, Sabatina vote no

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference applauded Tuesday’s state Senate passage of House Bill 800, which calls for a $100 million increase (from $110 million to $210 million per year) in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit. The...

Out on the Town: Eddie Bruce in concert Friday and Saturday

Cabaret singer/bandleader Eddie Bruce, jazz song stylist Jeannie Brooks and The Dean Schneider Trio will team up at The Celebrity Room at Dino’s Backstage, 287 N. Keswick Ave., in Glenside on Friday and Saturday,...

Chaput announces priest changes

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput announced appointments effective June 17. Below are the changes in Northeast parishes and schools. The Rev. William S. Murphy will be the new pastor at St. Martin of Tours. He will continue...

Poetry/songwriting readings June 19 at Holmesburg Library

The public is invited to the free Open Poetry/Songwriting Reading at Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave., on Wednesday, June 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Poets and songwriters can read their work or listen to...
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