Feeding the hungry: Academy Injury and Health Center, at 2808 Southampton Road, organized an effort that provided Thanksgiving meals to about 275 local needy families. The drive concluded on Monday, when Academy Injury and Health Center employees, patients and volunteers joined high school students in boxing and delivering the meals. The company has been coordinating the drive for four years. PHOTOS COURTESY OF DENEEN MCCAFFERY
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch that also included dessert, a take-home dinner, a Visa gift card, music and dancing.
Holiday light show
There are people out there who will help you find health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and given that the law is so complex, you might need a little assistance figuring out if you’re eligible.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association earlier this month honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Dr. Val Arkoosh, a Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District, unveiled an online video highlighting what she sees as the importance of maintaining a woman’s voice in the Pennsylvania congressional delegation.
Standing on the apron of City Hall, Philadelphia firefighters union leader Joe Schulle on Friday accused Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers of lying under oath regarding the recent demotions of 14 union members.
Dear Foodies and Cooks, it’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey. “Gobble, gobble,” loosely translated means “Get out your roasting pans and let the cooking begin.”
Irony wasn’t lost on more than a dozen Philadelphia public school teachers who demonstrated alongside dozens of students, parents and public education advocates outside the Watson T. Comly School last Wednesday afternoon, seeking more school funding.
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