Mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver spoke last Friday as part of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series.
What started out as a flophouse turned into a tattoo dungeon for a troubled 53-year-old Northeast man, who finally got to see the tables turned on three of his former captors on April 9, as a judge sent them all to prison.
Council candidate withdraws
Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
Desel needs a playmate
Health and happiness: Aria Health-Torresdale Campus held a health workshop for kids on March 23, where they played Bingo with nutritional facts and made pita pizza with spinach.
Lauren Rooney is empowering the stage. The Somerton native is currently starring in ‘Respect: A Musical Celebration of Women.’
The Phillies home opener this year, played on April 6, spoke for itself. The nicest thing about opening day was the great weather.
Juniors invited to college event
Thursday, April 16
Keith Tolbert has a bad habit of prolonging things. As a result, he’s expected to get 22 to 44 years in state prison to resolve his lingering personal issues.
Apparently, there aren’t enough Metro PCS stores in West Oak Lane, because Edwin Jimerson ended up traveling to the Northeast and South Philly to rob several of the mobile phone shops at gunpoint earlier this month, police say.
A Castor Gardens man with a history of armed robbery arrests has been ordered to stand trial for the executions of three other men inside a Lawncrest home in what authorities have described as drug-related slayings.
A video surveillance at a Mayfair bank captured detailed images of an un-masked man who committed a brazen robbery there on Monday.
A mentally disabled and potentially unstable man has been reported missing from his home in Frankford. Police hope the public will help in finding him.
Republican Martina White was sworn in on Monday afternoon to serve the people of the 170th Legislative District.
Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
We recently had coffee and dessert at the home of friends. Along with enjoying a homemade warm apple pie in a gracious atmosphere, I couldn’t help noticing, as I helped clear some of the dishes, that the kitchen was superbly organized.
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