State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. last week announced endorsements from 13 unions, though challenger Kevin Boyle questioned the validity of a few of them.
When Puddin’s Cake Corner opened on Saturday morning, longtime residents said it was the first new bakery in Tacony in about 40 years.
Usually police officers win Officer of the Month awards for stopping crime. But Officers Melissa Rivera and Rachael Mahoney of the 15th district were recently recognized for bringing joy to the community.
Tax-filing season can be a time of confusion and frustration to working people and retirees who hope to maximize their refunds without breaking the bank in accountants’ fees.
A lesson of love: Saint Matthew School held a prayer service in conclusion of Catholic Schools Week on Friday.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams launched a pilot program on Jan. 20 in six city police districts so that anyone can safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs, which pose a public health risk due to their often addictive nature and potential for abuse.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day both give us reasons to celebrate this month with delicious and heartwarming foods. So, without monkeying around (this being the Year of the Monkey), here are two recipes to celebrate these holidays.
Opera Philadelphia’s current production, Cold Mountain, is a highly anticipated event — and for good reason.
As part of an ongoing effort to increase government accessibility, Mayor Jim Kenney will expand the #AskKenney Twitter chats across several different mediums, answering Philadelphians’ questions on television, radio and in neighborhood newspapers every month.
Philadelphia police released alarming video last Thursday of a brazen shooting in front of a grocery store on busy Frankford Avenue. Investigators hope that the graphic images will help them identify the gunman.
Yet another crook employed what authorities described as “Muslim garb” as a cover in the commission of a violent crime on Dec. 31. Last week, police released surveillance video of the armed robbery of a Mayfair pharmacy in hope of identifying the gunman.
Just days before the start of the holiest season in the Christian calendar, someone stole about $1,700 that a Northeast Philadelphia Catholic school had raised through its book fair, according to police.
Life would have been easier all-around had William Smalls brought a token onto SEPTA’s Route 56 bus last Friday afternoon rather than a blade.
There are multiple levels of erratic behavior. First, there’s the basic kind, and then there’s the kind of weirdness that cost an unidentified man his life on Roosevelt Boulevard on Monday night.
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Historic Preservation Board last week unanimously approved the nomination of the Tacony-Disston Community Development District as a National Historic District. The next step is approval by the National Park Service, expected in the spring.
Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
It’s well after midnight, and I’m in the kitchen enjoying a private binge of frozen cake straight from the package.