Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District commander, said shootings in the district, the city’s largest and busiest, are down 50 percent over last year.
Eight world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales took a stroll down Frankford Avenue last week.
Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.
Congregations of Ner Zedek is just days away from again welcoming the Broadway Sings concert production.
Elvis Presley tribute artists will be performing at Cannstatter’s to help Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The public is invited to attend an upcoming plaque dedication in memory of police officer Brian Lorenzo.
The 91st annual Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, at 3801 Grant Ave. (at Frankford Avenue). PECO Energy is the lead sponsor. The cost is $225 per golfer or $900 for a foursome. Dinner-only guests pay $50.
Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.
Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.
Division 87 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians invites all family and friends of Mike “Rags” Rad to an afternoon of music, food and adult beverages to benefit his battle with illness. The Rally for Rags beef ’n’ beer will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Division 87, 2171 Wakeling St., just north of Harbison Avenue.