There won’t be a child daycare center. And there won’t be a modern-day version of a soup kitchen. As for parking … they’ve got it covered.
A group of Abraham Lincoln High School students published and sold an activity book that benefited the Gift of Life Family House, which helps people in Philadelphia whose family members are receiving transplants. The students, under the guidance of teacher Faith Horne, donated $250 to the charity. Members of the Lincoln LifeSavers include Markeem Bailey, Joseph Boibiboi, Jordan Colbert, Miguel Nieves, Wasim Mahmoud, Patrick Nally, Nazed Munoz, Michael Taylor, Pershue Butler, Cindy Zhao, Alexis Dunn, Molly Thompson, Kelly Cao and mascots Rosie and Erwin.
A June 16 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a likely fatal blow to a Northeast family’s 24-year quest for justice. The high court affirmed a lower court ruling that overturned a death sentence for the man who murdered Police Officer Daniel Boyle in 1991.
St. Albert’s Sister Pat reflects on the past 25 years before moving on to new challenges.
Angel Brandan, who has been the crossing guard on the corner of Penn and Unity streets in Frankford for 27 years, celebrated her last day on the job last Thursday. Family and community members commemorated her last day with cake and balloons.
Rescue groups, animal-based services and animal lovers gathered at Saturday’s Fur Follies event to promote animal welfare.
Mental Health First Aid, a free early intervention and public education training program, is available in the Philadelphia area.
A real estate development firm specializing in senior housing unveiled its proposal for the former Liddonfield Homes site last Thursday during the monthly meeting of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.
Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon withdrew a controversial bill last week that would allow the city to spend more than $7 million to buy waterfront property for the possible construction of a new prison.
The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.