Twenty-two young people recently helped the Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont raise $500 for the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
Its scientific name is “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,” but most folks know it as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
State Sen. Mike Stack and the presidents of three civic associations have written letters to the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, expressing their concern about a proposal to convert a six-story Holme Avenue convent into 44 apartments for veterans and other low-income individuals.
— The 200-year-old graveyard once tended to by the Byberry Meeting remains a mystery in Northeast Philly.
Uno has your number
The year 2012 is history. How many of you kept your New Year’s resolution all year?
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.
The Northeast Community Center has been closed, foreclosed, sold and its locks have been changed, but the non-profit center’s executive director still has hope and still can see a future.
Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four officers during their Dec. 11 meeting.
— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.