Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week gave out cash and honors, certified the election of board members, learned about new city sanitation regulations, heard about how boring zoning could be because of the specialized language used in zoning cases, and then voted on a couple such cases.
Nafisah Lewis wants kids to know how bad being bad can be. So the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders coordinator arranged for some people to tell them.
The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year.
Thomas E. Perez, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, paid a recent visit to the Finishing Trades Institute training facility, at 2190 Hornig Road in the Far Northeast.
The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.
May was Older Americans Month — an annual opportunity to recognize senior citizens across the country while continuing to create a better quality of life for the elderly population — and it was capped off with a celebration for the oldest residents of the community.
A lesson from the pros: State parole agents Tom Wines and Lauren Jude-Alston addressed students at a recent career day at Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School in Burholme. Dana Raynor, a Beneficial Bank employee, also spoke to students during career day. Raynor distributed bookmarks and journals to students. •• PHOTOS BY TOM WARING
LuAnn Cahn, award-winning television journalist, author and breast cancer survivor, will deliver the keynote speech at the 66th annual Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. The event will be held from June 6 to 8 at the Wyndham Hotel, Fourth and Arch streets.
Orleans open house is June 14
Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, has promised to donate his salary to charity, if elected.