A couple small Frankford parks could receive new names, and some residents who have been fixing up and maintaining the neighborhood green spaces have chosen to honor local good guys.
Creativity is going digital at Swenson Arts and Technology High School, thanks to its new WHYY Flash Media Lab.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week selected three houses as the winners of its second annual Halloween decoration contest. The winning homes are located on the 3200 block of Friendship St., the 3300 block of Glenview St. and the 2800 block of Fanshawe St. A panel of judges scored the 36 houses that were nominated for the contest.
Red light runners are going to do Philadelphia and 36 other municipalities across Pennsylvania a public service in the coming months as their traffic fines will pay for traffic safety improvements in those localities.
Con artists love scares, and, right now, Ebola is generating panic and fear.
Winston is wonderful
Millbrook Civic Association board members won’t stand for election at the end of this month. Only the current board members were nominated during the association’s Oct. 28 session at the Calvary Athletic Association.
There are dangers in the city’s large, dark, empty places, and City Council last week passed a measure that will make them safer, especially for firefighters. The key to that increased safety is information.
Somerton resident Anne Kalanty won three gold medals at the recent Pennsylvania Senior Games, held in Hershey. Kalanty, 85, finished in first place in three tennis categories. By winning, she earned a bid to the National Senior Games, to be held in July 2015.
The 30 teachers at St. Christopher School in Somerton continued an annual tradition by donating baby items to support mothers and babies at the Blessed Margaret of Castello Home for Crisis Pregnancies in Bensalem.