Jim Kenney talks to the Times about public safety, prisons, schools, pensions and his own blue-collar South Philly roots.
Visitors were treated to DJ entertainment, free snacks and refreshments and information about an array of state-supported public services as Rep. Mike Driscoll (D-173rd dist.) opened his second district office with an open house on Sept. 12.
Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Republican City Committee, declared GOP mayoral nominee Melissa Murray Bailey the winner of last week’s debate with Democratic candidate Jim Kenney.
Taylor Senior Expo Oct. 9
Kensington outreach group Angels in Motion serves those struggling with drug addiction and homelessness.
Holy Family University hosted a live stream of the Papal Mass, concluding a weeklong celebration at its Northeast campus.
Jacquelyn Valori will appear with the Kutztown University Marching Unit as one of 17 bands in the 2015 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. With 150 members, KUMU is one of two bands from Pennsylvania and the only collegiate band in the parade. Now in its 96th year, the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade route ends at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The parade is sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and 6 ABC. The parade will be telecast by 6 ABC. It can also be viewed at www.6abc.com
Terry Tracy, Dan Tinney and Al Taubenberger all received backing in the Council at-large race.
The volunteers of the Friends of Poquessing Watershed helped make an often-forgotten city park a lot cleaner on Sept. 12 when they removed 16 bags of trash and assorted other items from the paved, wooded path between the 9900 block of Hegerman St. and the 4800 block of Stevenson Lane.
St. Adalbert parishioners and their Polish guests journey to see the pope.