The Rev. James E. Tallman and his wife Pat cut the ribbon in The Rev. James E. Tallman Meditation Chapel at the Wesley Enhanced Living retirement community, at 8401 Roosevelt Blvd. Rev. Tallman served as president of the facility from 1983-99. The Spiritual Life Campaign, made up of residents, raised $81,000 for construction. Residents, their families and employees are able to pray, meditate and participate in small group study. The chapel features a piece of original artwork, a bronze and gold structure of the Burning Bush and a handcrafted altar.
The Somerton Civic Association’s November general meeting was postponed by one week to Tuesday, Nov. 15, to avoid conflicting with Election Day.
A teenager was tied up during a home invasion Monday morning on the 5300 block of Oakland St. in Frankford.
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault, reckless endangerment and conspiracy in connection with a February 2010 fight involving his girlfriend and three other women.
Philadelphia police on Nov. 2 arrested a man who allegedly burglarized a Frankford Kmart store last month.
Lisa Sandler presents Tom McAloon, of the Walmart Foundation, with a plaque for its assistance to Klein JCC’s food programs. Aloon later announced that Walmart and the Meals on Wheels Association of America will be donating a $50,000 grant to Klein JCC to further assist the food programs.
“My daughter, a young single mom, and her two little children are living with me. It’s been very hard making ends meet each month. Anything to help make my grandchildren’s Christmas a little brighter would help.”