Last summer, leaders of the Somerton Civic Association found themselves in the surprising position of responding to a letter by a New Jersey resident characterizing the neighborhood as monotonous and lacking historical sites. Two local historians refuted that assessment on Oct. 14 during the SCA’s monthly meeting.
Born Patricia Worthington in 1928 into a family whose roots in Northeast Philadelphia go back more than 300 years, Pat Worthington Stopper has been collecting, preserving and sharing local history for decades.
Thank you for Northeast Hall of Fame nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the fourth induction class of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame.
Back when it opened, Neshaminy Mall made history and celebrated it. Now, local musician Hal Aaron wants it to do both again.
— A local history group is recapturing priceless images from yesteryear, with help from the public.
— The inductees, living and deceased, will be honored at a ceremony at Holy Family in October.