Franklin Square, located at 6th and Race streets, will have a jumbotron broadcasting live all Pope Francis-related events on Saturday and Sunday.
On the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 13, the Philadelphia Firefighters and Paramedics Union hosted its annual Firefighters Recognition Day ceremony at Local 22’s banquet hall, 415 N. 5th St.
Just bag it: Above, Deb Mikus, branch manager at the Lawncrest Library, helps bag groceries at the ShopRite at Oxford Avenue and Levick Street in Oxford Circle in recognition of National Hunger Month. MARIA S. YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS
The executive director of the Philadelphia Republican Party said the Kenney campaign is scared of Melissa Murray Bailey.
Words of wisdom: Mayor Michael Nutter receives a St. Hubert High School shirt from the Principal Dr. Joanne H. Walls during its back-to-school day assembly on Sept. 9. The mayor visited the Torresdale Avenue school and gave an inspirational speech to students.
Tacony Civic to sponsor seasonal concert
Members of the Philadelphia Police Department and the District Attorney’s Office joined community leaders in the Northeast for the annual 2nd Police District Advisory Council Bike Ride for Peace and Community Day on Sept. 12.
Five months can seem like an eternity in the life of an urban park, especially when the proliferation of litter is concerned. So the Friends of Pennypack Park returned to Holme Avenue behind Nazareth Hospital for its latest park cleanup day on Aug. 22.
The final seasonal concert sponsored by the Tacony Civic Association will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Disston Recreation Center, 4510 Disston St.
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.