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Scholars: August 24, 2016

Jessica Coughlin was recently inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta at Lebanon Valley College during the College’s annual Inquiry celebration. Coughlin, a graduate of Philadelphia Academy Charter School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in English and sociology. 

Pets of the Week: August 24, 2016

Malik makes marvelous mate

Mater Dolorosa to celebrate feast day Mass next month

Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 1676 Ruan St. in Frankford, will hold a feast day Mass on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. The Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. John J. Large.

The learning curve

“If you gave up, come back. There’s a new test in town. It’s a great opportunity. We’re really excited. It’s such a wonderful thing. It’s very much like the old GED test. It’s a doable test. People feel encouraged now.” — Bonnie Kaye, Northeast Learning Center director. 

Golden girls

These Northeast sisters are proving to be a perfect pair — both recently won gold medals at the Pennsylvania Senior Games. 

A fresh start

“Everyone has different challenges. No one’s story is exactly the same. Certain people deal with different challenges in different ways. But where there’s a will, there’s a way basically.” — Santiago Vallejo

Christie is special guest at annual clambake

The annual Billy Meehan Clambake will take place on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.

Block Gives Back puts it up for a good cause

The Block Gives Back has done some good deeds since forming last December.

Bigger than broadcasting

Can a radio show save a neighborhood? Lois Burak thinks so.