Santa Claus will celebrate the grand reopening of the Holmesburg branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week bid a fond farewell to Capt. Frank Bachmayer, former commander of the 15th Police District.
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch and a lot more.
Bill Goetz, a CSX Corp. vice president, recalled a time not too long ago when Catholic and private schools were seen as institutions that would be open forever.
— At Traffic Court, it’s business as usual.
Members of the Holmesburg Civic Association last week overwhelmingly voted to oppose a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.
Police Lt. Frank Schneider offered members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association a few tips on how they could avoid having items stolen from their cars.
The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both have losing records, but one of them will have a happy Thanksgiving.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
The folks at the Whosoever Gospel Mission like to say they’ve been giving hope and changing lives since 1892.