Face off: Several hundred local youth ice hockey players recently competed in a series of all-star games at the Wells Fargo Center. The boys, ages 4-15, were invited to play by Ed Snider, CEO of Comcast Spectacor. State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) dropped the opening puck for the Torresdale Hockey Club all-star game. Joining him in the ceremony were hockey club director Joel Schriver (right) and players Danny Mackley (left), Olivia Schriver (second from right) and Brian Christy (center).
Italian festival is at Our Lady of Consolation
Philadelphia Prison System staff and inmates have designed a handcrafted chair that will be presented as a gift to Pope Francis during his visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility on Sunday, Sept. 27.
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.
Mick wants to play outside
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Thursday, Aug. 27
Beef and beer at St. Martin’s
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.
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.