Updated, June 12 – Police have arrested 19-year-old Eric Horvath of the 7500-block of Brous Avenue in Sandyford Park.
Original report, May 3 – Police in the 15th District are still searching for the suspect who robbed a man at knifepoint late last month in Mayfair.
Just before 3 a.m. April 26, a car with two males inside pulled into the 7-Eleven parking lot at Cottman and Brous avenues. One of the suspects rifled through another car in lot, then approached the car’s owner when he emerged from the store. continue reading »
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.
You can find an update to this post at the bottom of the article, from the April 12 Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.
About $10.6 million was funneled directly to the Mayfair Community Development Corp. since 2000, granted from the state Department of Community and Economic Development, according to its website. Much of it went into street cleaning and senior citizen programs.
The document states $800,000 was used toward the Devon theater.
The same state department gave the Holmesburg Civic Association and the Friends of the Holmesburg Library $5,000 each, according to state records.
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Q: I live in Sandyford Park and I need to sell my house, but my neighbor’s house is up for sale. I don’t want to wait, because my job is moving to Delaware and I don’t want to commute. But my husband is worried about two sides of the same twin being for sale. Should I wait until he sells his house to sell mine?
A: I can understand your hesitation to have two “For Sale” signs side-by-side. Your husband’s reluctance is not entirely unfounded. Buyers might question why both neighbors are moving out at the same time. continue reading »
Police this afternoon discovered a body in Pennypack Park.
That decomposed body of a man in his 50s was found off Sandyford Road near Revere Street in the small patch of woods that separates Lexington Park from Sandyford Park.
The cause of death has not been determined.