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.
Thursday, July 16
Nearly 456,000 older homeowners, renters and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania are being issued rebates totaling $214 million through the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Distributions began on July 1, but it’s not too late to apply. The deadline has been extended through Dec. 31. Rebates will be distributed as claims are approved throughout the year.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey announced on July 9 that the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $141,047 in grants to the Philadelphia Fire Department for operations and safety.
John Birch Society meeting in Holmesburg
Special service at Tacony church
Lawncrest celebrated the Fourth of July on Saturday.
Rev your engines: The Veterans Home at Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road held a car show for residents on Saturday, June 20. Attendees toured approximately 12 vintage cars that were on display. MARIA S. YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS
A viewing will be held later this week for Chuck Newns, who organized the popular quarterly Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meetings at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar.