When U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visited the Times’ offices last Friday, he identified Iran’s nuclear weapons program as the top international issue facing America.
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch that also included dessert, a take-home dinner, a Visa gift card, music and dancing.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association earlier this month honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Katie McGinity, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a kindergarten to 12th-grade education plan titled “Strong Schools. Bright Futures.”
Stephanie Singer got an early start in politics, campaigning as a 12-year-old in 1976 for Democratic presidential candidate Sargent Shriver.
Passions were high last week as Gov. Tom Corbett arrived at Corp. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366 in Fox Chase to kick off his re-election bid.
Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.
The Mayfair Business Association will present the 37th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade on Sunday, Nov. 24, along Frankford Avenue. The parade will start at noon at Rhawn Street. It will proceed south to Knorr Street. The performing area will be at Tudor Street.
Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 20 on Sunday morning conducted a ceremony on the eve of Veterans Day at the longstanding war memorial on the Abraham Lincoln High School campus.