Story Archive July 10 2013

American Legion Post 735 honors vets at banquet

Celebrate: The Fralinger String Band plays military service tunes at the banquet held at the post on June 29.

Archdiocese selling River Wards buildings

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has officially put several soon-to-be closed church properties up for sale.

Around town (July 10, 2013)

Music camp at Crescentville church

A big bang

An alleged copper thief is accused of causing a blast that reduced a home to a pile of rubble.

Blast from the Past

National Constitution Center is hosting The 1968 Exhibit until September 2.

Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.

Bridesburg Historical Society could soon be homeless

The closure of All Saints Parish and the adjoining Marian Hall means that the Bridesburg Historical Society, along with other community groups, will soon need a new place to meet.

Bustleton home infested with dead cats, rats, fleas

PSPCA workers were back in Bustleton on Monday to search for cats believed to be  hiding in a decrepit, vermin-infested home.

Calendar of Events (July 10, 2013)

Check out this week's calendar of neighborhood events.

Casino Trips (July 10, 2013)

Gibbons Athletic Association July 21. Resorts. Package includes bus, games and refreshments on the bus, extra hour at the shore, dinner buffet and “Divas Do AC,” a celebrity impersonator show. Departure inf.: 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863.