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Around Town: December 21, 2016

Christmas Masses at BVM

7th Police District honors Officer of the Month

Police Officer Stephen Gantz was honored as Officer of the Month for the 7th district during a recent meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.

2nd PDAC honors local police officers

Three police officers from the 2nd district received Officer of the Month awards during the Dec. 13 meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council. The awardees were Padraic Feeney for September, Danielle Walsh for October and Ryan McGinnis for November.

Times sponsors decorating contest

The Northeast Times is sponsoring a Christmas decorating contest.

A swinging success

The American Legion Recreation Center playground has undergone major renovations and is already receiving rave reviews. 

Sound of the season

Songs and Santa: Children enjoyed sitting on Santa’s lap, doing arts and crafts and listening to beautiful music on Saturday when the Glen Foerd Mansion celebrated Christmas.

Rep.-elect Solomon introduces his staff at Burholme meeting

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week listened to a proposal to legalize a duplex at 7242 Algon Ave.

Religious Events: December 14

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.

Ready to launch

Next year, Glen Foerd will revive its boating heritage with the construction of a launch dock and the development of environmental programs.  

New candidate joins the DA race

Former city Managing Director Rich Negrin announced that he is seeking the Democratic nomination for district attorney next year.