A group of Abraham Lincoln High School students published and sold an activity book that benefited the Gift of Life Family House, which helps people in Philadelphia whose family members are receiving transplants. The students, under the guidance of teacher Faith Horne, donated $250 to the charity. Members of the Lincoln LifeSavers include Markeem Bailey, Joseph Boibiboi, Jordan Colbert, Miguel Nieves, Wasim Mahmoud, Patrick Nally, Nazed Munoz, Michael Taylor, Pershue Butler, Cindy Zhao, Alexis Dunn, Molly Thompson, Kelly Cao and mascots Rosie and Erwin.
The Friends of Pennypack Park asks the public to help out with the group’s next recycling day on March 21 at Abraham Lincoln High School, as well as the first park cleanup day of the year on March 28 at the ballfield behind Nazareth Hospital.
Brian Wagner dressed up as Abraham Lincoln at Abraham Lincoln High School in celebration of the former president’s 206th birthday. The school handed out Tastykakes to students during lunch, while classmates took photos with Lincoln.
Capt. Adam Friedman, the recently appointed commander of the 8th Police District, was the official guest speaker for the Holme Circle Civic Association meeting last Wednesday, but Rocky Balboa stole the show.