Forty-seven volunteers, including 13 students representing four high schools, teamed with the Friends of Pennypack Park to collect 54 bags of litter from the park on March 28 in the FOPP’s first monthly cleanup event of the year.
‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ is the first of three plays by Sean O’Casey that will hit the stage leading up to the centennial of the 1916 Easter Rising.
A former Community College of Philadelphia student from Torresdale pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges on Thursday, admitting that he brought a gun to school and threatened a classmate with it last May.
Editor’s note: Here’s how the Times reported the Oct. 30, 1994 demolition of Sears by staff writer Mary Jane Thompson.
Santa is coming to Holmesburg Library
Donald “Guy” Generals has come to appreciate Community College of Philadelphia’s three regional centers during his four-plus months as CCP’s president.
The Philadelphia Fire Department gained a new commissioner on June 14, one day following the retirement of the often-controversial Lloyd Ayers, who served 40 years as a firefighter, including the last decade as commissioner. Mayor Michael Nutter named Derrick Sawyer as Ayers’ successor last month.
A Torresdale man caused the lockdown of Community College of Philadelphia and two nearby high schools after he allegedly brandished a handgun inside a CCP classroom during an argument with another student, police claim.
Kent Lufkin, president and CEO of 3rd Fed Bank, was among six people honored last week at Community College of Philadelphia’s 15th Annual Distinguished Leadership Awards The awards are presented for outstanding contributions to higher education and the local community. Lufkin was honored with the Business Award.