One person was injured in a Rhawnhurst apartment house fire early April 10. Capt. Clifford Gilliam said firefighters from Engine 18 were dispatched to the 8200 block of Roosevelt Boulevard at 1:11 a.m. and arrived there two minutes later to find flames coming from the basement of the three-story building.
Office of Oz: American Heritage Federal Credit Union turned its Bustleton campus into the “Land of Oz” on April 9 as part of its Employee Appreciation Day. Employees enjoyed games throughout the day while competing for the title of Employee Appreciation Day Champions. At lunch, employees enjoyed Toto dogs and Cowardly Lion chicken cooked and served by managers and also received gift bags. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTO
A Morrell Avenue resident who wants to operate a skin-care business in her home won’t be going before the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Hailed as the world’s greatest sporting event, the quadrennial World Cup of men’s soccer will be over by the time July 27 rolls along. But for a group of girls soccer players from the Northeast, the international adventure will be just starting.
Philadelphia residents will be able to dispose of their household hazardous waste on April 19 during the Streets Department’s Drop-Off Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8401 State Road (State and Ashburner).
The arrest of two men in a late March burglary try was one of the neighborhood issues discussed at the April 8 meeting of Normandy Civic Association members at the Norcom Community Center.
After about a dozen years as a temporary Somerton resident, Enterprise Car Sales will be making a permanent home in Somerton.
Flyered up: The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame currently has a display marking the 40th anniversary of the Philadelphia Flyers’ first Stanley Cup championship victory. The display is also part of the 85th birthday of Spike’s Trophies, at 2701 Grant Ave. There is various memorabilia displayed in connection with the Flyers championship team, including signed champagne bottles, skates, kneepads and hockey sticks. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Former President Bill Clinton last week headlined a fundraiser for 13th Congressional District candidate Marjorie Margolies, and he urged the crowd to send her back to Washington after a 20-year absence.
Time to party: Gert McQue celebrated her 100th birthday at Gloria Dei Estates with the Mummers on April 10. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA