Cutbacks by the archdiocese have left a void in Frankford. There are no Catholic churches open in the neighborhood.
A NewCourtland Living Independently for Elders Center will open at Roosevelt Plaza, at Harbison Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
Rev your engines: The Veterans Home at Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road held a car show for residents on Saturday, June 20. Attendees toured approximately 12 vintage cars that were on display. MARIA S. YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS
Comedian Joe Conklin, known as “The man of 1,000 voices,” is returning as the comic headliner of the final Stu Bykofsky Candidates’ Comedy Night.
The Philly 4th of July Jam took place on Saturday starring The Roots with special guests Miguel and Jennifer Nettles. They performed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, which was followed by fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Seventy relatives and friends of Bustleton resident Edith Murphy helped her celebrate her 100th birthday on June 28 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
Special service at Tacony church
The 8th Police District recognized Officer Joseph Kolodi as Officer of the Month and handed out a civilian award during a recent meeting of the district’s community advisory board.
After an absence of almost 12 years, the Roosevelt Mall Flea Market is returning every Sunday, starting July 5.
Crossan Elementary School, 7350 Bingham St., recently held an end-of-year Play Day in its schoolyard. There were games and interactive activities for the students.