The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded two scholarships during a ceremony at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St. in Tacony.
The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to four local college students and a recently graduated high school senior.
The Holmesburg Civic Association unanimously approved a bid by the Philadelphia Centurions Motorcycle Club, which is seeking a zoning variance for its clubhouse at 7347 Melrose St.
Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association recently honored five winners of an essay contest.
Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.
Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Four Archbishop Ryan students created “The Eggcellent Carton,” which was the grand prize winner of this year’s Calculus/Statistics Container Design Project competition.
Dietz & Watson, 10 months after a fire destroyed its national distribution center in New Jersey, has decided to build and expand at its location at 5701 Tacony St.
Far Northeast resident Mike Fanning is on track to becoming a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, having been nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett and approved by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, suffered an embarrassing setback last week when his hand-picked candidate to chair the state party committee dropped out of the race.