“If he wins Pennsylvania on Nov. 8, he will be the 45th president. You can take that to the bank.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
“If you gave up, come back. There’s a new test in town. It’s a great opportunity. We’re really excited. It’s such a wonderful thing. It’s very much like the old GED test. It’s a doable test. People feel encouraged now.” — Bonnie Kaye, Northeast Learning Center director.
The annual Billy Meehan Clambake will take place on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.
The Block Gives Back has done some good deeds since forming last December.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey held a conference call with reporters last week to again call on Philadelphia to end its sanctuary city policy, now that an illegal immigrant named Ramon Aguirre-Ochoa has been charged with raping a child.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association is planning its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Rich Kohler and Donald Williford were given the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award. The group also welcomed family members of Frank Russo, a former Man of the Year.
Mayfair native Cory Clement penned his first novel, Farewell Keystone, a paperback about a Philadelphia man who seeks inner peace, sobriety, a relationship, a steady job and a place to live.
A few years back, longtime Morefield Road resident Jerry Boardman noticed that Lackman Playground was starting to deteriorate.
Northeast Republicans discuss how their party’s presidential candidate will influence local politics.