The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m., at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, at 1128 Cottman Ave. (at Lawndale Avenue).
With this new column and the new year, I’m hoping to begin a regular conversation with readers about the Northeast Times.
The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former Catholic elementary school teacher Bernard Shero are charged with sexually assaulting the same St. Jerome parish altar boy in the late 1990s.
Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District’s new commander, will address the Jan. 10 meeting.
— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.
The Lawncrest Community Association recently held its annual Christmas party, welcoming neighbors and police officials for a night of live music and a feast of sandwiches from Fanshawe Deli.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association observed a moment of silence for the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., before welcoming comments from a police official, the city controller, a state representative and a two-time City Council candidate who specializes in economic development.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association has approved a local apartment building owner’s request for zoning exemptions for his property.
Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.
A Somerton couple accused of illegally enrolling their daughter in kindergarten at a Lower Moreland school waived their Dec. 19 trial court arraignment on felony theft charges mere weeks after parting ways with their defense attorney and hiring a new one.