A couple of Parkwood guys, John Fritz and John Mulholland, decided to publicly show their support last week for members of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.
Justin Jones is a big believer in the peer mediation program at Hamilton Disston Elementary School.
The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association observed a moment of silence for the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., before welcoming comments from a police official, the city controller, a state representative and a two-time City Council candidate who specializes in economic development.
The Lawncrest Community Association recently held its annual Christmas party, welcoming neighbors and police officials for a night of live music and a feast of sandwiches from Fanshawe Deli.
Twenty-two young people recently helped the Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont raise $500 for the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
State Sen. Mike Stack and the presidents of three civic associations have written letters to the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, expressing their concern about a proposal to convert a six-story Holme Avenue convent into 44 apartments for veterans and other low-income individuals.
The year 2012 is history. How many of you kept your New Year’s resolution all year?
— Tacony resident Greg Cardona was awarded for his success in Project WOW, an education program offered by JEVS Human Services.
— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is looking forward to reintroducing a bill requiring the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.