Northeast Times

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Local graduates honored

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word before an Academic Honors Convocation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Home run derby proceeds will benefit CHOP and baseball scholarship

The 11th annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Fund Home Run Derby will take place on Saturday, June 6, at George Washington High School, 10175 Bustleton Ave. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., and the contest begins at 10. The cost is $25.

Holmesburg cleanup is this Saturday

The Tacony Holmesburg Town Watch and the Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP) are sponsoring a cleanup on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Health event to be held at Nazareth Hospital

Nazareth Hospital invites the public to meet Lindsay Lion, its new emergency department senior nurse navigator, on Thursday, June 4, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of the hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

Family honored as top seller of Israeli goods in Philadelphia

About five years ago, the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District launched a “Buy Israel” campaign as a proactive, positive project to help the Israeli economy and counter the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

End of an era

The staff and customers of Tony’s Place, 6300 Frankford Ave., last Friday said goodbye to waitress Louise Berry, who retired after 35 years.

Casino Trips: June 3, 2015

Sisterhood of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai: June 25. Tropicana. Show The Original Rich Little. $66, includes bus, show, buffet lunch and $25 slot play. 215-725-2002 or 215-941-8145.

Around town: June 3, 2015

Tacony community day slated for Saturday

Trips: May 27, 2015

SALEM HARBOR APARTMENTS: June 1 to 4. Wildwood. $329 includes motel accommodations, breakfast and dinner, entertainment and trips to Cape May and Atlantic City. 215-639-1000.