Paper or plastic?: 7th Police District Community Relations Officer Rich Simon and former Phillies player and broadcaster Gary Matthews helped bag groceries at Shop Rite, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., as part of Pennsylvania’s Day to Help Fight Hunger on Sept. 17.
Dave Montgomery, president and CEO of the Phillies, recently addressed a luncheon of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Joshua Williams is probably starting to hate April 28.
For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation invites adults, children and teams to join the For Pete’s Sake Walk at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, April 27. This three-mile fun walk will raise funds to provide vacations to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. These respites enable them to take a break from cancer and strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships.
In the Batter's Box - this week, former Star sports columnist Matt Godfrey offers his thoughts on the Phillies as baseball season returns.
Branch manager of the Richmond Library, Jerry Franklin, is a big baseball fan. He shares some of his personal collection in a new exhibit that focuses on players who moved to the major leagues after playing in the Negro National League.