The Irish community plans commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Thursday, March 12
Timothy Walton appreciates America’s veterans because they risked their lives to protect the nation’s freedom. Michael Carroll admires veterans because they fight for what they believe. Farah Nasher looks to veterans as inspirational role models.
Did Pepper Pot Soup play a role in winning the American Revolution? Is it “the soup that won the war,” or is that just a lot of tripe?
College scholarships available
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Northwood Academy Charter School recently participated in a day of service.
Valentine celebration is Friday
Academics and historians tell us that the Information Age began in the 1970s with the advent of the Internet and it exploded in the 1990s with the development of the World Wide Web. But in Northeast Philadelphia, it began decades earlier when a Temple University journalism student named Richard Thorpe Lawson used a class project to create a mock-up newspaper that he called the Rising Sun Times.