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Scholars: August 17, 2016

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors. 

Religious Events: August 17, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.

Play day

Thousands of kids were chasing a giant blue gorilla around Pennypack on the Delaware park last Wednesday, but they didn’t have their cellphones in hand.

Pets of the Week: August 17, 2016

Want good Karma? Get Camilla

Oldtimers Association honors athletes during meeting

Rich Kohler and Donald Williford were given the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award. The group also welcomed family members of Frank Russo, a former Man of the Year.

A novel approach

Mayfair native Cory Clement penned his first novel, Farewell Keystone, a paperback about a Philadelphia man who seeks inner peace, sobriety, a relationship, a steady job and a place to live.

New Pennsylvania car seat regulations now in effect

Last Friday, Pennsylvania’s new car seat regulations, Act 43, went into effect. Now, children must be restrained in rear-facing child passenger seats until they’re at least 2 years old or have outgrown the seat’s height and weight limits.

Library celebrates Family Fun Night

The annual Holmesburg Library Friends Family Night in the library garden welcomed 250 people on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Lackman Playground looking good after extensive renovations

A few years back, longtime Morefield Road resident Jerry Boardman noticed that Lackman Playground was starting to deteriorate.

The golden years

Ray Minger is celebrating his 50th anniversary of teaching tae kwon do.