The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program teamed with Beneficial Bank and other sponsors to support The Salvation Army’s “Be Your Best 2014” after-school initiative.
A lesson from the pros: State parole agents Tom Wines and Lauren Jude-Alston addressed students at a recent career day at Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School in Burholme. Dana Raynor, a Beneficial Bank employee, also spoke to students during career day. Raynor distributed bookmarks and journals to students. •• PHOTOS BY TOM WARING
The Frankford Y at Leiper and Arrott went from community asset to community eyesore in the four-plus years since it closed in mid-2009.
Some new life has been breathed into the long-vacant New Frankford Community Y building at Leiper and Arrott streets.
Philadelphia police and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying a gunman who robbed a bank in Fox Chase on Friday afternoon.
A pair of top prosecutors talked law and order at the November meeting of the Northwood Civic Association.
After losing thousands because of cuts in state funding, the Lutheran Settlement House found other ways to continue its adult education programs.