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.
As if it weren’t hectic, and wet enough on the day before Christmas Eve.
One of the realities of living in a free country is that many young people are called upon to put their lives on the line to defend that freedom.
A local Navy officer, Michael Strange, who was killed in 2011, will be honored with a mural in Port Richmond.
Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
Michael Primavera has lived in pretty much every River Wards neighborhood. Now, he's a business owner in Fishtown, and he says he's focused on giving back to the communities that shaped him.
Indoor play day at Tacony PAL
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association, a group of former athletes and officials, last week honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Community leaders invited to Las Vegas to tour a Wynn casino similar to the one proposed for the River Wards; Port Richmond residents vote unanimously against a halfway house; Hinge Cafe temporarily closed, and more news in brief.