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    St. Chris student wins scholarship

    Emma Licsauer, an eighth-grade student at St. Christopher School in Somerton, has been named one of 35 Neumann Scholars in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 123 elementary schools and will receive free tuition to the Archdiocesan high school of her choice. Anne Hileman, senior program officer and scholarship programs coordinator at the Connelly Foundation, visited St. Christopher School on Dec. 8 to announce the award.


    Local students awarded memorial scholarships

    The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded two scholarships during a ceremony at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St. in Tacony.


    Oldtimers Association honors three former athletes

    The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored former athletes John Press, Bill Siegle and the late Tom Short with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


    Boyle captures primary victory

    In other election news, state Sen. Mike Stack wins the lieutenant governor primary and Jason Dawkins pulls ahead in the 179th Legislative District.

    State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.


    As Election Day nears, a look at the candidates

    The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.


    Returning to his roots

    Northeast native Steve Pacek is back to his old stomping grounds, appearing at the Theatre Horizon.

    His parents lived only three blocks from each other on Shelmire Street in the Northeast. They met, married, and ultimately produced a son, Steve Pacek, who has gone on to accomplish much in the world of the theater.


    A big league performance

    Sean Murphy’s childhood schoolyard game suddenly became a reality when he pitched in his first game for the Oakland Athletics during spring training on Monday, March 24, in a Cactus League game in Surprise, Ariz.


    New class inducted into North Catholic Soccer Hall of Fame

    The North Catholic Soccer Alumni Association inducted its 7th Hall of Fame class during a March 30 ceremony at Romano’s Catering.


    Clinton to appear at Margolies fundraiser

    Former President Bill Clinton will appear at an upcoming fundraiser for Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District.