Dr. Mark S. Codella, chairman of Nazareth Hospital’s medicine department and gastroenterologist with Fox Chase Gastroenterology, received the Dr. Stanley J. Skromak Award at Nazareth’s Doctors’ Day Celebration.
After spending 23 years as president of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Al Taubenberger said goodbye during an event on Monday night at Canstatter’s. He received a standing ovation from friends and colleagues, including former City Councilmen Jack Kelly and Dan McElhatton, PECO Energy’s Ed McBride, PNC Bank’s Frank Porrazza, educator and lawyer Ruth Horwitz and former Frankford Hospital executive John B. Neff.
Temple University Health System recently opened its latest Temple ReadyCare urgent care facility at 2118 Cottman Ave. (near Horrocks Street).
The 25th Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure will take place on Sunday, Mother’s Day at Eakins Oval/the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
TLA FEASTERVILLE May 27. Pines Dinner Theatre. Show Andrews Brothers, with music from the Andrews Sisters. Reserve by May 18. 215-494-9180.
Holmesburg Civic Association will meet on Tuesday, May 12, and a number of candidates in the upcoming election will be in attendance.
Online volunteer registration for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia 2015 is open to the public. With more than 10,000 volunteers needed for the World Meeting of Families Congress from Sept. 22 to 25 and the papal visit from Sept. 26 to 27, people ages 18 and older can register to volunteer at worldmeeting2015.volunteerhub.com for the opportunity to play a crucial role in this once-in-a-lifetime event.
Responding to the ongoing problem of scrap metal theft, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will introduce legislation to create a statewide scrap metal transaction database.
Henry is a happy fellow
In addition to SPARC-simulated space flights, students are working on creating a competing robot designed to go underwater and check pipelines.