A West Passyunk man supposedly shot his father as the patriarch conveyed him to a rehabilitation facility last week.
Authorities met with West Oak Lane resident Terrance Stockton on the afternoon of April 9, questioning the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania patient about a gunshot wound to his torso.
By Joseph Myers
Keegan McKoskey has always conducted himself as a confident contributor to the baseball team at Prep Charter High School, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., so when his club yielded seven first-inning runs Monday, he believed the Huskies would overcome the deficit and score a thrilling victory.
A man suffered a single gunshot wound in West Passyunk last week.
Police are looking for a man who opportunistically took a woman’s wallet in West Passyunk.
A 20-year-old local will spend up to 17 years in prison for his role in a West Passyunk shootout.
At 11:42 a.m. Sunday, the victim was in a residence on the 1900 block of South 22nd Street when an unidentified gunman opened fire, Officer Christine O’Brien of the Police Public Affairs Unit said.
Come Father’s Day, Rahim Washington might not need to endow his maker, whose name he bears, with any gifts, as he has spent the last two months presenting him with proficient performances on the basketball court.
No matter his mission, be it instructing children at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, engaging in daring storytelling for Tribe of Fools or engendering jovial occasions through Enchantment Theatre Co., Peter Smith loves experimentation, deeming it a foolproof friend in strengthening his love of play.
On Dec. 10, Carlton Lane surrendered 13 pit bulls to the Pennsylvania SPCA, one day following his arraignment stemming from an Oct. 28 matter in which the organization’s officers reported to his home on the 2200 block of Mifflin Street.
Admirers of alliteration can make a match by calling the football players from Prep Charter High School, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., “hungry Huskies,” but astute afionados can classify them as “hardworking,” too.
» 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.