Edward Eisen described himself as a “newspaper guy” in the early 1970s when he was asked to handle public relations for Pope Paul VI’s 1976 visit to Philadelphia.
A benefit will take place on Saturday, March 7, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan Road, for cancer patient Beth Rakowski.
Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Friday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.
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Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.
Timothy Walton appreciates America’s veterans because they risked their lives to protect the nation’s freedom. Michael Carroll admires veterans because they fight for what they believe. Farah Nasher looks to veterans as inspirational role models.
Alumni of St. Christopher School and parents of students are invited to the Turn Back the Clock adult social fundraiser at the school’s Trainer Hall, 13305 Proctor Road in Somerton.
Philadelphia Water Department spokesman John DiGiulio last week told residents that some water mains will soon be replaced in Northwood and Frankford.
John F. Swoyer III received some good news from the School Reform Commission last week, but it came with a little uncertainty.
RSVP/Philadelphia, based at the Klein JCC at 10100 Jamison Ave., will celebrate March For Meals Month with a month-long series of events and activities beginning on March 6. The salute is part of the annual campaign by the Meals On Wheels Association of America.