Phil Holinger recalls working at a machine shop, making $1.68 an hour.
Services were held last week for Nick Forgione, a Somerton resident who raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He was 92.
Fox Chase native Rich Gannon is among 15 people who will be part of the 12th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Ross Feinberg, a Rhawnhurst resident and the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, said it is “appalling” that the office makes dozens of patronage hires.
Congregations of Ner Zedek will be holding its 19th annual Labor Day concert. The date this year is Monday, Sept. 7.
Nick Forgione raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He also won multiple gold medals at the International Police Olympics.
A viewing was held last week at Burns Funeral Home in Torresdale for Chuck Newns, who organized the popular quarterly Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meetings at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar.
Jeffrey Collins, of Bustleton, pleaded guilty last Friday to first-degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for leaving a young dog locked in a basement without sufficient access to food and water.
Melissa Murray Bailey said she is outraged by the shooting death of a California woman by an illegal immigrant.
The Pennsylvania SPCA last week announced it rescued 13 cats from a home in Castor Gardens for numerous alleged violations, including unsanitary confinement.