International Brotherhood of Fire Fighters Local 22 is raising money to build a ramp and buy a wheelchair for 12-year-old Olivia Golembiewski, whose chair was stolen last week from outside her Wissinoming home. Olivia has cerebral palsy.
The administration of then-Mayor John Street first alerted the Tacony community four years ago that the neighborhood’s fire engine company would be relocated because of the Interstate 95 renovations.
Five years ago, Jennifer Cheeseman sent her daughter Morgan to the Northeast Family YMCA nursery school.
Father Judge grad Matt Glasgow returned to his alma mater this year to practice his teaching skills. He didn’t count on winning a key educator award.
The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont has presented two scholarships and a community service award to local students.
Every year, SEPTA sponsors a food drive to help fill the cupboards of the non-profit relief organization Philabundance. A big helping of compassion comes from the hard work of young volunteers who attend Nazareth Academy.
The Lawncrest 4th of July celebration will get under way with a parade at 9 a.m., followed by a flag-raising ceremony.
Betty Johnson Ewart was at the Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery two weeks ago, recalling her history with the property at 930 Adams Ave. in Northwood.
Friday, June 17
Northeast Catholic High was the legacy. How’s life been for its exiles? It gets mixed grades.