By Mikala Jamison
Returning history: Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Alminde of Northeast Detectives broke up a burglary ring that involved a pawn shop. He found a Northeast High School class ring that belonged to 92-year-old Donald Michelle who is the oldest living graduate of Northeast High. The school’s alumni association bought the ring from the pawn shop and presented it to Michelle on Nov. 15.
James Clay has a money idea.
Hailey has a lot of love to give
Representatives of government and industry will meet downtown Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss the future of a Northeast landmark.
Stephanie Singer got an early start in politics, campaigning as a 12-year-old in 1976 for Democratic presidential candidate Sargent Shriver.
Pumpkins, native to North America, have always played an important part in Thanksgiving meals. Evidently, the first settlers were not dazzled by the American Indians’ gift to them of pumpkins. But after scourge, pestilence and death, the colonists who survived the first harsh winter here changed their tune. Pumpkins became an important food source.
Until recently, Cheltenham-based Gospel of Grace Ministries garnered perhaps its greatest notoriety on the basketball court when a team of teenagers from the tiny Christian congregation’s high school qualified for the state playoffs last March.
School fundraising has come a long way from just bake sales and students selling gift wrap door-to-door.
The Philadelphia Gas Works plans to award $4 million in rebates for energy efficient home improvements in the coming months, but property owners can save energy and money while spending next to nothing.