As he campaigned for lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary, state Sen. Mike Stack was hoping to avoid what he called the “Philadelphia jinx.”
The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.
Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will hold a business card exchange on Thursday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Men’s and Boys’ Store, located at 10 Fetters Mill Square (near Red Lion Road and Huntingdon Pike).
Stand up for students
Dave Montgomery, president and CEO of the Phillies, recently addressed a luncheon of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce last week held a reception at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club for Sister Francesca Onley, who is retiring as president of Holy Family University. Sister Francesca became the school’s fourth president in 1981, and she has overseen much physical growth of the institution. She also led Holy Family’s transition from college to university status in 2002.
Softball tourney set for Saturday
City Councilman introduces new delinquent tax measure