Participation is now open for the first Philadelphia Veterans Parade, scheduled for Nov. 8.
The Philadelphia Blue Sox police baseball team has a score to settle and it’s for a great cause when they take on the New York Finest team on Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park.
Nancy loves playtime
In a move to better protect children and the environment from unused medications, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will sponsor a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frankford and Cottman avenues.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network WorkReady program, recently hosted a graduation celebration to honor 25 local students who completed their summer internship at the hospital, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association held its annual Northeast Celebration at Max Myers Playground on Saturday. They offered games, health screenings, raffles, food and information on local events and services.
On Saturday, Aug. 29, a candlelight vigil will be held in Northwood to mark the 25th anniversary of Todd Andell’s death.
Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, is calling for the abolishment of the office.
Beef and beer at St. Martin’s
Northeast resident Sam Heitzer is one of a group of specially trained storytellers who are part of the popular Once Upon a Nation program.