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    • Bruce Conner, front, with (L to R) Frank Hollingsworth, Lou Iatarola, Sam Katz, Jack McCarthy, Nancy Morozin and Rev. Paul Andel at the screening of Katz's documentary on Jan. 18. Photo by Hillary

In memoriam: Bruce Conner, Northeast Philadelphia History Network

Bruce Conner, front, with (L to R) Frank Hollingsworth, Lou Iatarola, Sam Katz, Jack McCarthy, Nancy Morozin and Rev. Paul Andel at the screening of Katz's documentary on Jan. 18. Photo…

    • Image courtesy of IndyPosted.

Northeast priest among those suspended from Archdiocese

Image courtesy of IndyPosted. A priest working for St. Timothy's in Mayfair and the Immaculate Mary Home in Holme Circle is among the 21 suspended by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for…

    • Phillip Gaughan says he was abused by a priest in the '90s. Photo by CBS3.

Man accuses former Our Lady of Calvary priest of abuse

Phillip Gaughan says he was abused by a priest in the '90s. Photo by CBS3. A Delaware man who grew up in the Northeast has accused his former priest at Our…

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Woman killed in Boulevard crash

A woman from Northwest Philadelphia was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard near Normandy. The 28-year-old lost control of the vehicle in the northbound lanes near Comly…

Real NEastate: Can I ban the lazy agents from showing my home?

Q: Some of the real estate agents who come show my home up for sale in Torresdale do not turn off the lights and/or do not leave their business cards. I…

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Multiple suspects sought in home invasion

Police are looking for multiple suspects who tied up three family members during a home invasion yesterday morning. The family was reportedly sleeping when the suspects entered the home.The suspects…

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Man fatally struck by freight train near Krewstown Road

A Montgomery County man was killed yesterday after being struck by a freight train traveling near Krewstown Road. The Jenkintown resident was pronounced dead at the scene not long after 7…

House Gaming Oversight Committee to hold hearing on problem gambling issues, proposed legislation

The House Gaming Oversight Committee will hold a 10 am Thursday hearing on problem gambling issues and consider three bills that would require casinos to send anyone with a loyalty card…

    • Bob Kaufman, Ken Weinstein, and Josh Romalis talk at an open house earlier this week. (Photo by Erica Hawthorne)

Philly Office Retail opens new offices in Mt. Airy

Philly Office Retail, a Germantown-based real estate company, is growing its operations. On Monday, it officially opened a new office, which is located at 6825 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy. Though…

    • How a powerful commission quietly stewards Philadelphia's visual legacy

How a powerful commission quietly stewards Philadelphia's visual legacy

It maintains no web site, and although its meetings are open to the public, notice of just what will be covered in upcoming meetings is elusive. After a meeting, its minutes…

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Kevin Boyle: State Rep. working in Mayfair, former Perzel country [VIDEO]

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. Kevin Boyle…

Independence Seaport Museum floats sale of 119-year-old Navy ship

Independence Seaport Museum is looking for a good home for the USS Olympia, a naval vessel that dates to 1892. Facing what would be $10 to $20 million in restoration costs,…

SEPTA installing voices on the trolleys

The subway-surface trolleys are getting their voices.SEPTA is installing annunciators to make trolley route names and major stops.When completed, the trolleys will make announcements similar to those of buses.…

UPDATE: Greensource Announces "Transforming Public Landscapes"

Greensource Announces "Transforming Public Landscapes"Wednesday, March 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 103C at the Philadelphia International Flower Show.  Pre-registration required for admittance to the PA Convention…

    • A community venture in Francisville

A community venture in Francisville

Mary Mazzoni and Stephanie MullenFor PlanPhillyThe 1500 block of Poplar Street didn’t look like much two years ago. It was home to a few vacant lots, some abandoned properties…

    • Preservation plan may be amended for Green Woods Charter School

Preservation plan may be amended for Green Woods Charter School

The owner of an early-century Chestnut Hill mansion is looking to amend its conservation easements, which permanently protect the property from development, in order to make way for a school. In…

CDAG to get Central Delaware Master Plan update at Thursday night public meeting

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group will Thursday night receive a progress report on the Central Delaware Master Plan from Master Plan Manager Sarah Thorp. The 6 pm meeting will be held…

    • Looking east on the 100 block of Delancey Street.

Look Up! Contemporary neighbors in Society Hill

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive…

House Gaming Oversight Committee to hold hearing on problem gambling issues

The Pennsylvania House of Representative's Gaming Oversight Committee will hold a public hearing on "problem gambling issues" Thursday in Harrisburg. "The purpose of this hearing is to educate and update the…

    • After much delay, the Venice Island revamp project may move forward this week. (Holly Otterbein of PlanPhilly/for NewsWorks)

PWD to put Venice Island project out to bid this week

The Philadelphia Water Department says a project to remake the Venice Island Recreation Center in Manayunk, which will cost $45 million, has reached a milestone. Spokeswoman More »

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