Shredding event on Saturday
Many community organizations from the Northeast pooled their efforts and resources to clean up the grounds of Glen Foerd on the Delaware and adjoining parkland on April 11, a project that coincided with the city’s Spring Cleanup.
After they dedicated a park bench in Brandon Boyle’s memory on Saturday, his parents renewed their pleas for the demolition of a Pennypack Creek dam.
At the height of the Roaring ’20s, business leaders in Northeast Philadelphia had some grandiose and sometimes bizarre ideas about their burgeoning yet largely undeveloped community.
The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Tacony was carved out of the banks of the Delaware River and the area is reflected in land records dating to the 1670s. The neighborhood is one of the oldest in the city.
Jalisa needs a forever home
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
Virginia Knauer (1915-2011) was a pioneering figure in consumer protection in America and in advancing the role of women in government.