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.
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.
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.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.
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.
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.
The North Catholic Soccer Alumni Association inducted its 7th Hall of Fame class during a March 30 ceremony at Romano’s Catering.
Former President Bill Clinton will appear at an upcoming fundraiser for Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District.
The Old-timers Bats and Balls As-so-ci-ation last week honored Tom McGuckin and the Russo family with the Wil-li-am “Pickles” Kennedy Award. The group con-sists of former ath-letes and of-fi-cials. Mem-bers meet four times a year at Randi’s Res-taur-ant & Bar, at 1619 Grant Ave. in Grant Plaza II in Bustleton.