A generous donation: Tompkins VIST Bank and the Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers last week donated $1,000 to Fox Chase Elementary School for books for the school library. The donation was made during a Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at VIST, at 8000 Verree Road (at Rhawn Street) in Fox Chase. ••
The Fox Chase Homeowners Association will sponsor a mayoral forum on Friday, April 10, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St.
Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.
The Fox Chase Homeowners Association has invited residents of the entire Northeast to take part in a mayoral candidates forum on Friday, April 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St.
Fox Chase has moved to the top of the pecking order in the City Planning Commission’s Philadelphia2035 project.
State Rep. Mark Cohen will hold his first Northeast Community Giveback Festival on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave.
The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.
The Streets Department’s Leaf and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 10, and will run through Friday, Dec. 19.
Daniel P. McElhatton, of the law firm McElhatton Foley, with offices in Center City and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was recently selected chairman of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.