The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.
Flea market and barbecue
Police have been paying very close attention to a Northeast Philadelphia drug addiction treatment facility recently, but it’s not the methadone clinic you might think it is.
Special Sadie needs a home
Dope was the topic at the Aug. 28 meeting of the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders in the Second Baptist Church of Frankford.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
The Northeast remains the city’s hot spot for auto crashes involving senior citizens. Not particularly great news for grandpop and grandmom, but news they should have.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the end of summer break for many Northeast Philadelphia civic associations that will resume their monthly public meetings in September. The Northeast Times will strive to report on as many of these meetings as possible. But residents are also welcome to attend these sessions to find out what’s happening in their neighborhoods.
Several people with Northeast ties will be honored on Sept. 10 at a gala sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District.