There are dangers in the city’s large, dark, empty places, and City Council last week passed a measure that will make them safer, especially for firefighters. The key to that increased safety is information.
Somerton resident Anne Kalanty won three gold medals at the recent Pennsylvania Senior Games, held in Hershey. Kalanty, 85, finished in first place in three tennis categories. By winning, she earned a bid to the National Senior Games, to be held in July 2015.
The 30 teachers at St. Christopher School in Somerton continued an annual tradition by donating baby items to support mothers and babies at the Blessed Margaret of Castello Home for Crisis Pregnancies in Bensalem.
Representatives lobby for support for legislation that would require the state to match federal funding to prepare those with intellectual disabilities for employment.
There’s less marijuana in Frankford. More than 38 pounds less.
JEVS Human Services last week honored two individuals and a company with local ties at its 16th annual Strictly Business Awards luncheon, held at the Sheraton hotel in Center City.
The Margaret-Orthodox stop on the Market-Frankford line will receive new platforms and three new elevators.
The Streets Department will hold its last Household Hazardous Drop-off event of the 2014 season on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 3901 Delaware Ave., between Castor Avenue and Lewis Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.
The Frankford Business and Professional Association is looking for more members and also has some holiday events coming up.