When the timestamp on an e-mail from a colleague is 2 a.m., you know that the news is not likely to be good. So, it was with some trepidation that I opened the note from Brandon Chamberlain, who was at the plant on the night we made the switchover to a new printer. His e-mail gave me the first hint that the photos in last week’s edition were going to be too dark.
The Fox Chase Town Watch has organized a benefit dinner to fund accessibility-related renovations to the home of the organization’s vice president, John Duffy.
Amelia Figueroa has participated in the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure since becoming a patient care technician at Cancer Treatment Centers of America three years ago.
On so many Mother’s Days, I gave my mother dainty earrings in little boxes wrapped in pretty paper. I would choose those earrings with care to match her green eyes.
Mark Zecca said Philadelphia needs an independent, reform-minded city controller and is urging voters to discard two-term incumbent Alan Butkovitz. Zecca also believes he, not Brett Mandel, has the independence and reform ideas to best run the office.
Common Pleas Court Judge Ken Powell is the only incumbent in the 20-candidate field, but faces a challenge to keep his seat in this year’s elections.
Some Northeast kids saved the world a few weeks ago. They blasted into space and destroyed a giant asteroid that was heading for Earth.
A Normandy house listed as “imminently dangerous” since March still stands even though the city wants it demolished.
Looking for some brotherly love
City Year Greater Philadelphia recently painted a Frankford High School gym, and the volunteers received a big boost from the Rotary Club of Frankford-Northeast.