Virginia Harr presented three vignettes to guests at the December meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.
— Emotions ran smoking hot when Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia Fire Department brass showed up for the dedication of a new firehouse in Tacony on Tuesday.
A couple of Parkwood guys, John Fritz and John Mulholland, decided to publicly show their support last week for members of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.
— Plans for a big distribution center at the site are halted as new top management reviews company strategy.
The international drug maker said it had decided to cease development plans for the site on Red Lion Road. The 136-acre property had been home to the former Island Green golf course.
The Lawncrest Community Association celebrated Veterans Day on Sunday morning with a ceremony in the grove at Lawncrest Recreation Center.
— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.