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Church seeks property developer

The reason the Police Athletic League is looking for a new home for its Gibbons center at 6901 Rising Sun is that the church that owns the building can’t afford to keep it.


Chamber helps Salvation Army

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program teamed with Beneficial Bank and other sponsors to support The Salvation Army’s “Be Your Best 2014” after-school initiative.


Cancer survivors celebrate milestone

Dozens of five-year cancer survivors celebrated the milestone during a recent ceremony at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.


Around town: June 25, 2014

EPIC to meet June 26


An army birthday bash

Time for cake: Gary Seifert, captain of the Honour Guard, and John Schwartz with the American Legion help army veteran William Silver, 91, cut a cake during a celebration of the Army’s birthday at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home. 


7th PDAC honors officer

Officer Randy Vogt has been named Officer of the Month for May in the 7th Police District. Members of the 7th Police District Advisory Council presented Vogt with the award during the council’s monthly meeting on June 19.


Pine Road bridge gets new weight restriction

Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.


PGW employees protest proposed sale

Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.


What a Rush

Benjamin Rush State Park gets its grand opening.

Work improving Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard was pretty much finished in 2013, but last Thursday, it became official with a grand opening ceremony.


Summer camp ready to begin

The Klein JCC summer camp will run from June 23 to Aug. 15.