The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Labor Day is just a few days away, and that means the Congregations of Ner Zedek will be packed with fans of Broadway music.
The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is criticizing Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, for a television ad that references the bipartisan transportation bill signed last year by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
Funeral services were held earlier this week for Tom Mills, a former school board member and onetime president of the Normandy Civic Association.
In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.
Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from city elections commissioner Stephanie Singer and Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho.
Congregations of Ner Zedek will again welcome back the Broadway Sings professional concert production. The concert is set for 1:30 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at Ner Zedek, at 7520 Bustleton Ave. in Rhawnhurst.
Reviews for The Book of Mormon have been overwhelmingly positive, not surprising for a show that in 2011 won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.