The annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday attracted hundreds of people to Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. in Castor Gardens.
“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.