Pope Francis on Saturday morning blessed John Marynowitz, a police officer severely wounded in a June 16, 1993, shooting.
Broad Street Media LLC announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property rights to Philadelphia City Paper from SB New York Inc. SB New York also owns Metro, the free daily that is distributed in New York, Philadelphia and Boston. It purchased City Paper in August 2014.
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The 7th Police District Advisory Council honored Frederick Clough and Timothy Taylor as Officers of the Month for August during the council’s monthly meeting on Sept. 21 at the Lafayette-Redeemer home.
A rally of pilgrims gathered at St. Katharine Drexel Shrine in Bensalem this morning with high hopes of catching a glimpse of Pope Francis. There were rumors circulating throughout the Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County communities that the pontiff was going to visit the National Shrine following his scheduled appearance at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility.
City officials cut the ribbon on the new $15.5 million Philadelphia Police Training Center on Woodhaven Road.
A special celebration: The Norcom Community Center hosted a celebration in recognition of SPIN employees on Sept. 11.
Taylor’s Senior Expo details announced
The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors.
The Ashburner Inn recently celebrated the completion of building renovations after an electrical fire torched the building nearly three years ago.