Aria honors nurse
The final seasonal concert sponsored by the Tacony Civic Association will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Disston Recreation Center, 4510 Disston St.
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.
The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently held a memorial plaque dedication for Joseph C. “Goople” McCloskey.
The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St., will celebrate the World Meeting of Families with a papal visit exhibit, tours and extended museum hours.
Thursday, Sept. 17
Remembering the victims of 9/11: Mission BBQ, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., hosted a remembrance ceremony in its parking lot in memory of those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. A singing of the national anthem started the service, where people gathered to pay their respects and take a moment of silence. Mounted police and bagpipers were also in attendance.
See what events are happening in your neighborhood in the Northeast Times’ Around Town section.
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