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.
Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament prepare for the World Meeting of Families.
Keepsakes: St. Jude Religious Store, 4201 Neshaminy Blvd. in Bensalem, has an array of Pope Francis commemorative items for sale, including statues, rosaries, books and mugs, among other merchandise.
Northeast denizens who for weeks have been wondering how to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis during his sojourn to a local prison, or how to avoid the typical traffic snarls, have instead been getting a hard lesson in intergovernmental protocols — some may prefer to call it red tape.
The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St., will celebrate the World Meeting of Families with a papal visit exhibit, tours and extended museum hours.
Northeast Catholic churches announce special events and celebrations in anticipation of Pope Francis’ visit.