Pumpkin parade: More than 150 pumpkins were displayed at St. Martha Elementary School on Friday. Students and their families created the pumpkins that were divided into five categories: creative, food, animals, animation and scary. PHOTOS BY MELISSA YERKOV
The Nativist movement of the mid-1800s probably helped advance the career of Philadelphia attorney and newspaper editor Lewis C. Levin for a little while, but it all ended in ruin for the prominent anti-immigrant, anti-Irish, anti-Catholic orator.
Sweet as Honey
MetLife presented Financial Wellness Program for Your Employees at a recent breakfast meeting of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at Deer Meadows retirement community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd.
Archbishop Ryan High School will host a Nov. 7 screening of the movie A Rose on Ninth Street, with proceeds benefiting the school and five local parishes.
Veronica Zgura and Trevor Wuest, both freshmen at Penn State-Abington, invite the community to visit their haunted house in Parkwood for a Halloween charity fundraiser.
Little did I know what fate and destiny would conspire to cook up for me when my car found its way to a strange, lone house on a barren hilltop – the address my editor gave me to cover a Halloween masquerade food party.
The proposed child day care center is out, while a non-denominational Christian church is coming to the former Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue.
Being a cop in the “olden” days wasn’t much safer than it is today.
Retired science teacher Marilyn Krupnik has a good idea what she wants done with scores of paintings that were removed from the Wilson Middle School in 2003 and 2004 and put into storage.