St. Cecilia Elementary School eighth-graders Mary Grace Meredith and Richard Nguyen have earned Neumann Scholarships, entitling them to full four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high school of their choice.
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Music and dance illuminated the auditorium of Northeast Philadelphia’s Universal Creighton Charter School on the eve of its winter break on Dec. 23. While the imminent Christmas holiday played a prominent role in the grade school’s annual seasonal concert, students drew upon many other religious and ethnic traditions for a joyous multi-cultural celebration.
Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will host GED classes beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes will run every Wednesday through Feb. 18.
Wing Bowl 23 gets a new ringer with Al Marnoch.
The Philadelphia Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 recognized the following officers during an awards ceremony at the police unon’s Heroes Ballroom on Dec. 17:
The city is warning residents to be on the lookout for somebody posing as an inspector from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
The District Attorney’s office will no longer go after the home of a Somerton couple whose son was arrested on drug charges earlier this year.
Go to civic association meetings in Frankford and Northwood and you’re sure to hear someone bring up Orthodox Street. To say the street has been battered by the years would be an understatement, and right now the Philadelphia Water Department is digging it up to install new mains.