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Around town: March 19, 2014

Northeast Chamber upcoming events


Local man awarded for outstanding community service

The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia presented Somerton resident Ruben David with its 2014 Outstanding Service to the Community Award on Feb. 14. The award recognizes an engineer who has over the course of his career provided professional and personal service above and beyond the call of duty to the Delaware Valley community. David was honored during Delaware Valley Engineers Week, which is part of a national engineering observance.


Celebrating service

Good deeds: New Foundations Charter School recently celebrated a Service Day where students participated in various types of community service. Students helped make a Red Cross house blanket, rain bottles, visited a local fire station and made zucchini bread. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHIRA WOOLF-COHEN


Casino Trips: March 12, 2014

Klein JCC March 26. Resorts Casino. $27 includes transportation and ticket to Maxine Nightengale. 215-698-7300.


History event at Sankofa

Frankford resident Leon Brantley will present a black history and women’s history program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Sankofa Freedom Academy’s upper school (formerly St. Joachim’s), Penn and Church streets.


Power outage in Frankford

The lights went out in the Frankford branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia about 6:15 p.m. Monday as patrons were checking out books and PhillyRising was conducting a session in the library’s basement meeting room.


Around Town: March 12, 2014

Hibernians to party on Sunday


Benefit set for NE native battling cancer

A benefit is being planned for Holmesburg native Jerry Hartman, a liver and colon cancer patient known to many as a friend, coach, mentor and teacher.


Trips: March 12, 2014

ST. JAMES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION February and March 2014. Exotic Southern Caribbean cruise. $2,845 per person, double occupancy includes roundtrip airfair, taxes and fees, ocean view cabin, port charges, insurance, meals, drinks, spirits, and entertainment. 610-566-1080.