PHILADELPHIA — A man was found shot to death last weekend in his Roxborough apartment, where authorities also discovered a large cache of cocaine, police said.
Recently, plastic has been the object of much attention – environmental news feels saturated with increasing calls for bans on plastic straws and grocery bags; an unfolding crisis in the recycling industry triggered by China’s ban on imports on many recyclables, where most of America’s waste…
UPPER SALFORD — A day after strong winds and rain accompanied by hail swept through parts of Montgomery County, with Upper Salford taking the brunt of the hit, the electricity was still off for the entire township and several roads were closed.
During the weekend of May 17 to 19, 12 Girl Scout troops from the Schuylkill Hills Service Unit, representing East Falls, Manayunk, Roxborough and Andorra held a Camporee at Camp Laughing Waters, near Gilbertsville.
PHILADELPHIA — Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is celebrating 95 years as stewards of Wissahickon Valley Park on Saturday, June 1, with a Super Mega Volunteer Service Day Service day taking place simultaneously at 10 different park entrances. Teaming up with local community partners, busine…
On Friday, May 31, some 76 high school seniors from Lankenau High School, the school district’s environmental science magnet school on Spring Lane in Upper Roxborough, will march down the aisle at the Keswick Theater in Glenside to graduate and receive their diplomas.
Although May 5’s Cinco de Mayo is synonymous with good times in the United States, Mexicans are more likely to celebrate on Sept. 16 – their country’s Independence Day. And they’re not likely to be eating Taco Bell take-out on either day since the chain never caught on south of the border.
ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education held "A Very Phanatic Earth Day" Monday, April 22, in its amphitheater.
ROXBOROUGH — The Friends of Gorgas Park hosted the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 20, despite some rather soggy conditions.
EAST FALLS — William Penn Charter School has a master plan that involves adding a new academic building and athletic facility.
ROXBOROUGH >> Green Woods Charter School’s board of directors has announced the selection of Debi Durso to lead the K-8 public charter school effective July 1.
MANAYUNK — Local foodies descended upon Main Street as the annual Spring StrEAT Food Truck Festival returned to Manayunk's main corridor Sunday, April 14.
ROXBOROUGH — Greenwoods Charter School in Roxborough recently hosted the second annual Miles For Marlee Rae Walk-a-thon.
ROXBOROUGH — The Roxborough Development Corp. will host its fifth annual Art Is Life spring street festival Saturday, April 27, on Ridge Avenue between Green Lane and Leverington Avenue in Roxborough.
ROXBOROUGH — The Friends of the Wissahickon held their annual spring cleanup along Bells Mill Road Saturday, April 6.
MANAYUNK — The Spring StrEAT Food Festival will return to Manayunk Sunday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with more than 70 different food vendors along Main Street to kick off Manayunk Restaurant Week, which will run from Monday, April 15, to Friday, April 26.
MANAYUNK >> A Philadelphia jury has ordered a former Manayunk bar to pay more than half a million dollars for its role in the 2014 death of Shane Montgomery.
It’s the first week of March in Philadelphia, when thousands of us will pour into the Flower Show, one of the region’s premier events. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the funky theme this year is “Flower Power,” and inspired by this, I visited five feisty, funny seniors from S…
WISSAHICKON — A bridge along Henry Avenue, passing over Wissahickon Creek and Lincoln Drive in Fairmount Park, has been designated as the Brigadier Gen. Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays Memorial Bridge, state Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D-194, announced last week.
Johnny A. brings his solo show, which will feature instrumental versions of classic songs, to The Locks at Sona on March 8. It will be a rare opportunity to hear this extraordinary guitarist present iconic music that you know and love in a unique way that you’ve never heard before.
ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center For Environmental Education hosts the Winterfest for Wildlife event Saturday. The event coincided with the official reopening of the center’s Wildlife Clinic.
MANAYUNK — In light of the government shutdown, select Manayunk restaurants are offering 25 percent off regular priced food items for furloughed federal government employees now until the end of the shutdown.
ROXBOROUGH — Philadelphia will have a new reason to look forward to Groundhog Day, as this Feb. 2 will mark the grand reopening of the Wildlife Clinic at the Schuylkill Center.
ROXBOROUGH — The first snowfall of the new year created ideal sledding conditions at Gorgas Park that local families took full advantage of Sunday, Jan. 13.
ROXBOROUGH — The Roxborough Development Corp. hosted its first Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Roxborough Pocket Park Friday, Nov. 30.
ROXBOROUGH — The Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society hosted a new sign dedication ceremony at the Leverington Cemetery as part of a Veterans Day commemoration.
WISSAHICKON >> The former Daisy Field in Wissahickon was formally renamed for the Philadelphia Phillies Chairman David P. Montgomery Sunday.