The Anna T. Jeanes Foundation in support of Jeanes Hospital is accepting applications for its 2013 Community Grants program, designed to fund projects that promote the health, wellness and safety of communities in the hospital’s service area.
A celebration: Swenson High School hosted a Day of the Dead celebration on Nov. 1. On this day, people go to the cemeteries where their family members are buried, sing songs, decorate graves and tell stories. At Swenson, students used face paint to make skulls on their faces.
Before joining the Philadelphia Fire Department, Joseph Pospiech served in combat with the U.S. military during the Vietnam War.
Koosh is a loving fella
Gov. Tom Corbett will kick off his re-election campaign this week with a series of events that include a stop in Fox Chase.
The Frankford Y at Leiper and Arrott went from community asset to community eyesore in the four-plus years since it closed in mid-2009.
Some new life has been breathed into the long-vacant New Frankford Community Y building at Leiper and Arrott streets.
Archbishop Ryan High School will host a Nov. 7 screening of the movie A Rose on Ninth Street, with proceeds benefiting the school and five local parishes.
An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Saturday after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park.
Little did I know what fate and destiny would conspire to cook up for me when my car found its way to a strange, lone house on a barren hilltop – the address my editor gave me to cover a Halloween masquerade food party.