The St. Matthew Elementary School rewarded first, second and third graders for all their academic successes this year by holding a Spirit Day on June 5. The kids will have plenty more time for fun, since last Friday was the final day of school until September. ••
Scouting is in Kieron Pleis’ blood.
Two men convicted of molesting a boy from St. Jerome parish asked for mercy last week, but got none. Mercy was Judge Ellen Ceisler’s to give, but she gave none.
Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School recently welcomed more than two dozen people for a career day presentation for pupils.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is inviting green-thumbed competitors to enter the 2013 Citywide Garden Contest.
With more than 10 hurricanes predicted for the 2013 season, now is the time for Northeast residents to prepare.
The people who don’t pay their taxes don’t pay in a big way. They owe the city more than a half-billion dollars, and to say that number irks those who do pay would be underplaying how big an issue tax delinquency has become. The city has ramped up its collection efforts, but each year’s taxes that go unpaid just spill more red ink onto municipal finances.
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Bob Cassidy, a Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame board member, rattled off the numbers as he tried to explain the greatness of the hall’s inductees.
When Helen Chaykowsky graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 1965 with an English degree, she mulled career choices.