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Scholarship winners honored

The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently announced its scholarship winners. The Elizabeth McCloskey Memorial Scholarship went to Regina Moran and Dominque Labovitz. The John C. Sullivan Jr. Memorial Scholarship was given to Christopher Zelenenki and Joseph McHugh III. In all, $12,000 was given to the winning students. The students were honored at a ceremony at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39 hall. 


PennDOT supervisor gives update on Pennypack Circle project

A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction engineer delivered condolences and a pep talk last week to a group of Northeast residents whose proximity to the Pennypack Circle reconstruction project has been a source of near constant headaches for months.


Oldtimers Association honor pair at luncheon

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last month honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Officer of the Year honored by 7th PDAC

Danger, guns, life-or-death scenarios: police officers encounter them every day on the streets. And sometimes at the police station, too.


In memory of Danny

The Danny Craige Foundation provided the funding for a new scoreboard at the St. Martin of Tours gymnasium.


Local state representative joins House Judiciary Committee

State Rep. Jason Dawkins has been appointed to serve on the House Judiciary Committee for the remainder of the 2015-16 legislative session. 


Local graduates honored

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word before an Academic Honors Convocation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.


The journey begins

Long-disputed methadone clinic opens in Holmesburg.   


Home run derby proceeds will benefit CHOP and baseball scholarship

The 11th annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Fund Home Run Derby will take place on Saturday, June 6, at George Washington High School, 10175 Bustleton Ave. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., and the contest begins at 10. The cost is $25.


Holmesburg cleanup is this Saturday

The Tacony Holmesburg Town Watch and the Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP) are sponsoring a cleanup on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to noon.