Here’s a look at what you may have missed this week:
An off-duty police officer was allegedly murdered in East Mount Airy this week as he was riding his bike towards his ex-girlfriend’s house. Check out Brian Hickey and Aaron Moselle’s story to learn more about the second cop fatality in a little more than a week’s time.
A recent eviction notice from the city’s Sheriff’s Office didn’t faze Rhonda Lancaster or her neighbors. Check out Alaina Mabaso’s story on a successful grassroots effort to keep Lancaster in her home of 35 years.
It took quite a bit of time and effort, but a “Hellmouth” on Greene Street is no more and as a result, is no longer posing a danger to passersby. Check out Brian Hickey’s story to learn more about the push to fill in the giant hole and why it took so many months.
Starting this week, the energetic 34-year-old will start working to fill storefront vacancies along the neighborhood’s 10-block commercial corridor. Check out Aaron Moselle story to learn more about the Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District’s newest hire.
The International Canoe Federation Dragon Boat World Championships will be held in Milan, Italy next month. In preparation, the USA team will be hitting the Schuylkill River this weekend. Check out Meg Frankowski’s story for more details.
Eighteen local teens will be heading to Europe to compete in the annual, weeklong soccer event in Gothenburg, Sweden. Check out Alaina Mabaso’s story to learn more about the team’s upcoming trip and the individuals making it.