The deadline is Monday, Oct. 6, to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.
A SEPTA commuter train struck and killed a man who was on the tracks of the Fox Chase Regional Line Tuesday night.
Time for parents to take responsibility
Born Patricia Worthington in 1928 into a family whose roots in Northeast Philadelphia go back more than 300 years, Pat Worthington Stopper has been collecting, preserving and sharing local history for decades.
Patrick S. McGonigal, Father Judge class of 1981, donated $2.5 million to his alma mater during a Mass on Saturday in the school auditorium to celebrate Judge’s 60th anniversary.
Maybe a gamer was channeling his inner Grand Theft Auto when he smashed a window of an unattended car on the edge of Pennypack Park on Sept. 24. Or maybe he just wanted a new Xbox, but couldn’t afford one.
Aug. 25 through Sept. 7
To celebrate her birthday month, Esperanza Spalding, the multiple Grammy Award winner, goes back on the road for a special two-week tour.
Snuggle with Shadow
Thursday, October 2
A Father Judge High School freshman, seemingly on track to be a superstar football player, is facing charges as an adult in the murder of teenager Aisha Abdur-Rahman.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two people who have gone missing from the 6300 block of Algon Avenue.
An unknown man didn’t just break into a Mayfair computer store on Sept. 19, he became a repeat visitor there. Police say that the burglar raided the property three times early that morning and even changed his clothes in between his visits.
Police detectives have surveillance recordings of a man who burglarized a Tomlinson Road home last month and are hoping someone recognizes him and tells them who he is so they can pick him up.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.
Like most strong alliances, residents of Upper Holmesburg unified as a result of a common enemy. And as is the case in many neighborhoods, the Upper Holmesburg folks saw misplaced development as the enemy.
Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
Nutrition is a key component of eye health.
TEMPLE MENORAH KENESETH CHAI Oct. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster. $64 includes dinner, a show and transportation. 215-725-2002 or 215-941-8145.