In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.
The band is called Philayva (pronounced “flay-vah”), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.
Philadelphia Police are investigating shootings that sent several people to the hospital on Memorial Day.
Dozens were on hand at the historic Hawthorne Hall to mark the beginning of “Make Your Mark,” a community driven effort to revitalize lower Lancaster Avenue.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit and run that injured a mother and her five-year-old twins in Montgomery County late last month.
Police are beefing up patrols in a Montgomery County neighborhood after a home invasion with a twist.
On Thursday, April 25th at 1:30 p.m., the Bryn Mawr woman, 46, was crossing Lancaster Avenue at Bryn Mawr Avenue with her children when they were struck by a black pickup truck.
The car reportedly crashed into the building at 961 Lancaster Avenue in Tredyffrin on Friday morning.
David Timbers is charged with aggravated assault and related counts, mainly for throwing hot coffee on a donut shop worker.
The man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a donut shop employee in an apparent dispute over $2.40 turned himself Monday evening, according to authorities.
Police in Philadelphia are searching for a man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a Fresh Donuts employee on Tuesday.
A Philadelphia man has been arrested for multiple robberies in the southwest area of the city.
Philadelphia police are searching for the man responsible for robbing two cafes last month.
A HAZMAT investigation in Montgomery County shut down several roads for close to an hour Thursday afternoon.
The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.