The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors.
Participation is now open for the first Philadelphia Veterans Parade, scheduled for Nov. 8.
The Philadelphia Blue Sox police baseball team has a score to settle and it’s for a great cause when they take on the New York Finest team on Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park.
Nancy loves playtime
In a move to better protect children and the environment from unused medications, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will sponsor a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frankford and Cottman avenues.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network WorkReady program, recently hosted a graduation celebration to honor 25 local students who completed their summer internship at the hospital, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association held its annual Northeast Celebration at Max Myers Playground on Saturday. They offered games, health screenings, raffles, food and information on local events and services.
Thursday, Aug. 27
A big hit: The Boyle Braves from the Daniel Boyle Memorial Recreation Center in Somerton won this year’s Babe Ruth Classic League championship in a double-elimination tournament. Players include (top row, from left) Matt Smith, Tom Koelzer, Kiernan Macrone, Zach Zajac, Dan Schuhl, Ryan Dydak, John Rizzo and Tyler Donnelly, (bottom row) Willie McGuckin, Frank Grimes, Anthony Grimaldi, Tom Derer, Brian Miracle and Joe Derer.
Beef and beer at St. Martin’s