State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-172nd dist.) recently visited the Northeast Family YMCA, at 11088 Knights Road, to see how it is impacting the community. Pictured are (from left) program director Sean Zearfaus, board member Mary Anne Benner, executive director Paula Green, Boyle, family services director Deborah Nejman and board member Frank Porrazza.
Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.
Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••
After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.
Representatives of government and industry will meet downtown Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss the future of a Northeast landmark.
A hero’s honor: Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme saluted its resident veterans with a special ceremony in their honor on Monday, Nov. 11. Local kindergarteners from Oxford Childcare Center presented the 16 resident veterans with homemade gifts. State Rep. Kevin J. Boyle, along with Nick Himebaugh, staff member from Rep. Brendan Boyle’s office, presided over the ceremony. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Brendan Boyle is quick to say that he has “never been handed anything,” and he thinks his bid for Allyson Schwartz’s soon-to-be-vacated congressional seat will be no different.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week proposed a 5-percent natural gas severance tax to make record investments in education and transportation.