Helen Gym won a City Council seat last year largely on the strength of her public education platform. She’s a former public school teacher, a mother of three public school students and a community organizer emphasizing public school advocacy.
Thursday, Feb. 18
The Mayfair Business Association will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at the Insectarium, 8046 Frankford Ave.
The new space contains five exam rooms, nine infusion bays, a procedure room and two observation rooms containing state-of-the-art medical equipment.
Grants available for community groups
He’s a Brick ready for a house
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Historic Preservation Board last week unanimously approved the nomination of the Tacony-Disston Community Development District as a National Historic District. The next step is approval by the National Park Service, expected in the spring.
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.
State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. last week announced endorsements from 13 unions, though challenger Kevin Boyle questioned the validity of a few of them.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams launched a pilot program on Jan. 20 in six city police districts so that anyone can safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs, which pose a public health risk due to their often addictive nature and potential for abuse.