The annual Billy Meehan Clambake will take place on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.
Hillary is historic mistake
The Block Gives Back has done some good deeds since forming last December.
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 1676 Ruan St. in Frankford, will hold a feast day Mass on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. The Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. John J. Large.
“If you gave up, come back. There’s a new test in town. It’s a great opportunity. We’re really excited. It’s such a wonderful thing. It’s very much like the old GED test. It’s a doable test. People feel encouraged now.” — Bonnie Kaye, Northeast Learning Center director.
Malik makes marvelous mate
It is hard to believe that summer is almost coming to an end.
Football season is upon us, and as of today, seven teams from Northeast Philadelphia have expectations that this year could be a special one.
Dealing with city bureaucracy
The Zoning Board of Adjustment’s opinion on plans for a new digital sign along Interstate 95 has members of the East Torresdale Civic Association seeing stars.
Local, state and federal narcotics investigators have seized almost $8 million in heroin and arrested 18 people during raids on five Mayfair homes since last October, law enforcement sources say.
Two armed men burst into a Wissinoming house and shot a 22-year-old man in the head on Aug. 17, Philadelphia police say.
A single, unidentified man is responsible for at least seven armed robberies of convenience stores and gas stations near Harbison and Torresdale avenues since Aug. 14, police say. Five of the hold-ups have occurred at the same 7-Eleven.
Two men were wounded, including one fatally, during a shooting at a basketball court in Frankford on Aug. 12.
Three men used rubber mallets to steal $100,000 worth of jewelry from a store inside Philadelphia Mills mall on Aug. 17, police say.
Jessica Coughlin was recently inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta at Lebanon Valley College during the College’s annual Inquiry celebration. Coughlin, a graduate of Philadelphia Academy Charter School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in English and sociology.
Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
When people think of legislation, they think of economic policy, crime and justice, and a variety of controversial issues.