Cops help local kids snag free toys at TargetPhiladelphia Police Department officers got to shop with children for their most-wanted toys as part of the “Heroes & Helpers” program, held at Target, 2701 Castor Ave., on Dec. 11.
On Dec. 6, the Ladies of Port Richmond presented Nazareth Hospital with a $17,000 grant for breast cancer education and awareness. The Ladies of Port Richmond raise funds to increase breast cancer awareness through education.
Proud students in grades 5 through 8 (at right in image gallery) at the Memphis Street Academy Charter School at J.P. Jones received their first uniform blazers and commemorative pins at formal pinning ceremonies on Dec. 5 and 6. The school was taken over by education management organization American Paradigm Schools earlier this year. American Paradigm was charged with turning around the formerly troubled J.P. Jones Middle School.