John Hanger, former secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, last week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor.
The local chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority honored retired longtime Philadelphia school district educators Marianne (Casey) Nolan and Joseph Levin during a recent luncheon at Toscana 52 restaurant in Feasterville.
A pair of top prosecutors talked law and order at the November meeting of the Northwood Civic Association.
— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.
Santa Claus will celebrate the grand reopening of the Holmesburg branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch and a lot more.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week bid a fond farewell to Capt. Frank Bachmayer, former commander of the 15th Police District.
— At Traffic Court, it’s business as usual.
The Father Judge Crusaders started the football season by flying to Ireland for a Labor Day weekend game and ended it by walking back to school along Rowland Avenue after an overwhelming victory over Abraham Lincoln on Thanksgiving.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby and attorney James J. Binns last week led a caravan of police vehicles and motorcycles that delivered full-course Thanksgiving dinners to more than a dozen families of officers killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.