A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.
So far this holiday season, the Northeast Times’ Eleanor Smylie Fund has collected $9,058 from readers who have donated to their neighbors in need.
Harry Daut and Dr. Tony Salem have received the William “Pickles” Kennedy Memorial Award at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting.
The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.
Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.
There were no guest speakers at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, but members enjoyed a nice meal and a mini-concert that featured Christmas music.
Local rock musicians John Faye and Brittany Rotondo will headline a record release show on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at World Café Live, at 3025 Walnut St.
Shortly after noon on Friday, the news alerts began to appear on my cell phone.
Brighten your days with Sonny Boy
About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.