Police arrested a West Passyunk man for reportedly stabbing his girlfriend.
A man made off with approximately $20 in robbing a West Passyunk eatery.
By Bill Chenevert
A state-of-the-art turf football field, two baseball fields, three basketball courts, a new playground, a rehabbed recreation center with a new kitchen, rain gardens, and a one-of-a-kind fitness trail are coming to West Passyunk, and it’s thanks to a great deal of momentum and cash.
An 18-year-old perished shortly after police found him shot in West Passyunk.
When learning that his colleague desired for him to play the title role, he wondered “Are you sure?” yet set himself to the task of sinking his teeth into the meaty endeavor, which he is executing through Nov. 22.
Authorities are searching for the man who stabbed another male in West Passyunk Monday.
A Norristown woman is in police custody for allegedly driving over a man’s legs in West Passyunk.
Had he not felt a calling to the priesthood, Rev. John Deegan, rather than having OSA after his name to signify his allegiance to the Order of St. Augustine, would have penned DDS on business cards and correspondence.
A gun toter robbed a West Passyunk store Sunday.
When Karamo Dioubate decided to attend Prep Charter High School, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., he did so partially as a response to a critic who contended he could not compete at a credible level for the Huskies.
Police are hoping for any leads in the shooting of two men in West Passyunk.
Every acquaintance of Anton Moore knows of his passion for promoting and preserving South Philly as a haven for hope, with his drive leading to frequent frustration when violence strikes and radiant rapture when accord occurs.
» COMMUNITY PROFILE
Boundaries: 18th to 25th streets, Mifflin Street to Passyunk Avenue
Origin of Name: Native-American in its roots, but later settled by Swedes.
Brief History: The well-traveled West Passyunk Avenue has long been a draw for business owners. Auto mechanics, lawyers, realtors and hairdressers are among those hanging out their shingles.
Famous Residents: Vincent Scarza, of 21st and McKean streets, produced of music scores including Live Aid in 1985; Joseph Stefano, who grew up on 21st Street and Snyder Avenue, wrote the screenplays for Alfred Hitchcock’s "Psycho" as well as "The Black Orchid," "The Naked Dead" and "Two Bits," which starred Al Pacino.
Major Landmarks: Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, 2310 S. 24th St., founded in 1891
Architecture: Mostly rowhouses that many residents use a part of for office space.
U.S. Congressional District: 2nd, Chaka Fattah (D)
Pennsylvania Governor: Tom Corbett (R)
State Senate District 1st, Lawrence M. Farnese Jr. (D)
City Council District: 2nd, Kenyatta Johnson (D)
Police District: 1st, Capt. Louis Campione and Community Relations Officer Paul Bryson
Civic Groups: West Passyunk Neighborhood Association
Schools: Stephen Girard Elementary School, 1800 Snyder Ave.; The Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology & Careers, 1928 Point Breeze Ave.; Universal Vare School, 2100 S. 24th St.;
Parks/Playgrounds Smith Playground, 24th and Jackson streets.