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A centenarian celebration

Golden years: Rose DeMucci celebrates her 100th birthday at Wesley Enhanced Living on March 28. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

Times’ journalists win Keystone Press Awards

Two journalists for the Northeast Times won three 2014 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

From the NFL to Northeast Philly

Following your dreams: Justin Pugh, a Bucks County native who now plays for the New York Giants, visits St. Jerome’s School to speak to kids about creating goals and following them during an assembly on March 28.

Reunions: April 9, 2014


Memory of local child honored at World Autism Awareness Day

NHS Human Services last week celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by honoring the memory of a former student who attended the agency’s school at 2900 Southampton Road.

Healthy living

Residents of the Philadelphia Protestant Home attended a health symposium on March 28. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

Saladworks to sponsor Komen race

Saladworks will be the finish line sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, taking place on Mother’s Day, May 11, in Center City.

Casino Trips: April 9, 2014

St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club May 6. Resorts Casino. Lunch at Tomasello’s Winery. Reserve by April 29. 215-598-3227. More: June 30. Bally’s Casino. Free bingo and coin for slots. Reserve by June 20. 215-598-3227.

Celebrating a lifetime of happiness

Time to strut: Kitty Appicello celebrated her 103rd birthday at her Erdrick Street home in grand Philly style on March 30 — with Mummers. Appicello dances to the Mummers’ sound as she was surrounded by friends and family, including her seventh great-great-grandchild. Appicello moved to the city from upstate Pennsylvania 95 years ago. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

Casino Trips: April 2, 2014

Bensalem Senior Association April 4. Mohegan Sun Casino. $37 includes slot play bonus, luncheon, and driver gratuity. 215-742-3898. More: Oct. 20. $57 inlcudes $25 slot play, luncheon buffet, ticket to a show, transportation, taxes and tips. 215-742-3898- 215-884-3820.