Mark Mroz, the community relations officer in the 2nd Police District, discussed serious crimes and some upcoming holiday outreach events at last week’s Friends of Summerdale Civic Association meeting.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association honored a boxing-ring announcer and a former basketball player during a recent luncheon at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar at 1619 Grant Ave. in Bustleton.
Former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has announced that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Bob Brady in the 1st Congressional District primary.
The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both had quick postseason exits and are looking for a bit of redemption on Thanksgiving.
Lawyer David Oh came oh so close to victory in his previous bids for City Council. This time around, he captures the prize.
The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.
The Charlie Gracie documentary Fabulous, which is being re-released at Cannstatter’s, will include more than a dozen never-before-seen interviews and footage.
Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.
Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.
Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.