Northeast Times

NE Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Nom­in­a­tions are be­ing ac­cep­ted for the fourth in­duc­tion class of the North­east Phil­adelphia Hall of Fame.

Read­ers can nom­in­ate liv­ing people, his­tor­ic­al fig­ures and in­sti­tu­tions. The dead­line is April 11. A nine-mem­ber se­lec­tion com­mit­tee will choose the latest in­duct­ees. The in­duc­tion ce­re­mony will take place in Oc­to­ber at Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity. Nom­in­a­tions can be mailed to North­east Times, 2512 Met­ro­pol­it­an Drive, Tre­vose, PA 19053.

The North­east Phil­adelphia Hall of Fame is sponsored by Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, in part­ner­ship with Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity, the North­east Times, City Coun­cil­man Den­nis O’Bri­en and the His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety of Frank­ford.

The fol­low­ing people have already been in­duc­ted: Thomas Holme; Ben­jamin Rush; Robert Pur­vis; Henry and Mary Dis­ston; St. Kath­ar­ine Drexel; Harry Sil­cox; Butch Bal­lard; Tom Gola; Joan Kra­jew­ski; Sis­ter Mary Scul­lion; Frank Shuman; the Rev. Le­on Sul­li­van; Ed Kelly; and Chris Fer­guson.

Oth­er in­duct­ees have been Aid For Friends, Spe­cial People In North­east Inc. and the fol­low­ing his­tor­ic houses of wor­ship: Unity Monthly Meet­ing Frank­ford, By­berry Monthly Meet­ing, Pen­nepack Baptist Church, Trin­ity Church Ox­ford, Pres­by­teri­an Church of Frank­ford and Camp­bell Afric­an Meth­od­ist Epis­copal Church. ••

For more in­form­a­tion or to sug­gest can­did­ates by e-mail, vis­it the His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety of Frank­ford’s Web site at www.frank­ford­his­tory.org or the North­east Phil­adelphia Hall of Fame page on Face­book.

You can reach at twaring@bsmphilly.com.

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