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Parkwood’s Sullivan honored for public service

An annual City Hall ceremony honoring Philadelphia’s top municipal employees featured a strong Northeast influence earlier this month as Police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan won the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service.

Northeast Hall of Fame tickets available

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame will hold its next induction ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University.

Mercy Primary Care holds open house at its new digs

Mercy Primary Care-Roosevelt Boulevard last week held a blessing and open house to formally celebrate its new location.

Mayor criticizes White for sanctuary city bill

In other political news, Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law and Omarosa Manigault, a former contestant on ‘The Apprentice,’ are set to visit the Mayfair Diner. 

Look into Far Northeast’s future

The first of three public meetings was held to discuss what the area will look like, and what changes to expect by 2035.

A Frank endeavor

The Italian Market hosted a scene from a remount of a play concerning former Mayor Frank Rizzo. 

A field of dreams

Community organizes tournament to remember legacy of a local baseball player. 

Congressman Nix made a difference

Robert N.C. Nix Sr. was a pioneering African-American lawyer and congressman as well as patriarch of a family of Philadelphia legal and civic leaders.

Chamber holding Women in Business conference

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s kickoff luncheon for its Women in Business conference will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. at Pen Ryn Estate, 1601 State Road in Bensalem.

Calendar of Events: September 28, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 29