Story Archive October 23 2013

Preparing for the future

The folks from Philadelphia Futures were at Northeast High School recently, distributing copies of the 24th edition of Step Up to College Guide, a free 43-page resource book to help high school students and their families during the college admissions and financial aid processes.

Religious Events: October 23, 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Reunions: October 23, 2013


River Ward events for the week of October 23

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings around your com­munity with our guide.           

Ryan soccer kick-starts toward future

Even with the loss of 17 seniors and the only head coach the Archbishop Ryan soccer program has ever known, Jared Ott never once considered spending his senior season elsewhere. 

School bus fatally strikes pedestrian

Philadelphia police are investigating a Tuesday morning school bus accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

Six pipe bombs found in Oxford Circle home

A former Oxford Circle man is facing federal weapons charges after he allegedly stashed six makeshift pipe bombs in his mother’s basement.

SNAPSHOTS: Street Glitter Gallery grand opening

Check out photos of the gallery's grand opening "circus" and live music event.   

Trips: October 23, 2013

SPOA CENTER Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. Villa Roma Resort Callicoon, N.Y. $480, includes three meals, banquet and entertainment. 215-335-2374.

Website expands coverage into E. Torresdale

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association learned about a Web-based social network that could become an alternative for folks who can’t attend their neighborhood civic association meetings.