March 3, 1996 |
Against an all-too-familiar backdrop of white, Paul Blair, 14, of Westville walks his bicycle through Thomas West Park in Westville after going to the grocery store. Yesterday morning's storm dropped about 4 inches of snow, although the melting began quickly.
September 1, 1995 |
Police remove the body of a woman believed to be in her 20s which was found yesterday morning in North Philadelphia. Police said the nude body was discovered in a lot behind a grocery store at 20th Street and Erie Avenue. Detectives said the unidentified woman had been bludgeoned to death.
December 13, 1997 |
Arson investigators were delving into an explosion and fire that heavily damaged a North Camden grocery store and a vacant upstairs apartment early yesterday. Camden County Prosecutor Lee A. Solomon confirmed that investigators were probing the cause of the one-alarm fire at the Fernandez Grocery, at 442 N. Ninth St., which officials said started at 12:02 a.m. Witnesses told police that they saw a man light a bottle and throw it into the grocery store just before the explosion.
June 8, 1993 |
WINDSOR, N.C. 3 KILLED IN STACK-SLAYINGS A man who said he was a former cop with nothing to lose herded six people to the back of a grocery store, stacked them by twos and began shooting and stabbing. Three people were killed and two badly hurt. The one person who wasn't hurt in Sunday's attack at the Be-Lo grocery store was on the bottom of a stack, said Bertie County Sheriff Wallace Perry. "He was lucky," Perry said yesterday. "He felt the trauma when the man on top of him was shot.
November 7, 1992 |
The lifelong criminal career of 40-year-old Charles Campbell appears to be over. Common Pleas Judge John W. Herron has seen to that. The judge sentenced Campbell, of Bouvier Street near Westmoreland, to 50 to 100 years in prison for trying to murder a Korean family inside their grocery store in 1990 and for two robberies of a Germantown Avenue bar in 1991. Assistant District Attorney Cynthia Martelli said Campbell shot and wounded the grocery store owner and his wife, pistol-whipped their son, and shot at their daughter, but missed.
May 9, 2011
A 27-year-old man was shot in the head in front of a grocery store near the intersection of Fifth and Rockland Streets in the city's Olney section late Saturday. He was listed in critical condition Sunday at Albert Einstein Medical Center, police said. A woman told police she heard four gunshots before spotting the victim lying on the ground, according to police. She said she did not see the shooter and did not know the nature of the dispute. Police are still searching for a suspect.
August 5, 2016 |
The Philadelphia Housing Authority said Wednesday that discount grocer Sav-A-Lot will develop an 18,500 square foot store on Ridge Avenue at Jefferson Street, where the agency also plans to build a 130,000 square foot headquarters to consolidate 400 empployees. The headquarters and the grocery store are meant to help anchor a major redevelopment effort in the area of North Philadelphia that PHA refers to as the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood. "During the development of the plan to transform the Sharswood/Blumberg community, residents told us a grocery store was a feature the neighborhood badly needed," said PHA chief executive Kelvin Jeremiah said.
September 1, 2016 |
A 12-year-old girl coming out of a grocery store in Fairhill was struck in a fusillade Tuesday evening that also wounded two men, one of them critically, police said. At least 19 shots were fired - including from an assault rifle - shortly before 6:30 p.m. at North Marshall and West Clearfield Streets, Chief Inspector Scott Small said. Police drove a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the neck to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, Small said.
January 7, 1996 |
When Carol Silvestri and her husband, Michael, moved to a $119,000 townhouse here more than two years ago, they thought they had also bought themselves the peace and quiet of life in a largely rural township. Now that a builder has announced plans to build a supermarket and a drugstore a few hundred yards from their Carriage Lane home, however, the Silvestris envision a future full of truck traffic and rats. "Nobody would have paid what we paid for our homes. Most of us wouldn't be here . . . knowing that [a grocery store]
October 1, 2011
Four men were wounded - one critically - in a shooting Friday evening in North Philadelphia, police said. The shooting occurred shortly after 7 in the 1700 block of Dauphin Street, said Chief Inspector Scott Small. All the victims were taken to Temple University Hospital. A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest and was listed in critical condition, Small said. A 21-year-old man was struck in the lower right leg, a 27-year-old was hit in the right thigh, and a 22-year-old man was hit in the right buttock.