Due to inclement weather conditions, district offices for U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle will be closed on Tuesday. But, the Washington, D.C. office will open at oon to handle any questions or issues that may arise. The telephone number is 202-225-6111.
Food for thought: Volunteers for RSVP Philadelphia display their freshly baked Hamentashen, a tri-cornered fruit-filled pastry symbolic of the Jewish celebration of Purim. The pastries were made to be included in the Home Delivered Meals Program during March For Meals Month at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. March For Meals is observed annually to call the public’s attention to the issues of senior hunger and the roles volunteers of any age can play in addressing them as part of a campaign by Meals On Wheels America.
Signs point to special dog
The ShopRite in Morrell Plaza selected two local employees to be featured on 150,000 Cheerios boxes.
Three police officers who captured a group of armed robbery suspects as they fled the scene of a hold-up have been named Officers of the Month for the 15th district.
Northeast native Joseph P. Sullivan was one of three Philadelphia police commanders who were promoted to the rank of deputy commissioner by Police Commissioner Richard Ross on March 7.
The deadline is March 15 to vote for your choice to be the next member of the Phillies Wall of Fame.
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia’s director advised residents how to get the neighborhood’s many historic buildings on the city’s historic registry. There are 1,300 properties on the city’s registry, but just one from the Tacony historic district.
Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association and Town Watch last week listened to presentations by City Councilman Derek Green (D-at large) and Doug Respass, of the city Department of Revenue.
Thursday, March 16