The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon. The rain date is Nov. 30.
The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon.
A woman’s abduction led to an Oct. 29 shooting involving police, followed by a wild auto pursuit through several Northeast neighborhoods that ended when the suspect crashed head-on into another vehicle at a Torresdale intersection.
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One recent shooting in Upper Holmesburg appears to have been a case of self-defense while the motive for another in Summerdale remains a mystery, police say.
Summer is over, but the party is just beginning in Mayfair. Actually, the neighborhood has a full lineup of festivities planned to celebrate the many end-of-year holidays.
The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.
Holmesburg Civic Association president Rich Frizell last week paid tribute to Jim Ryan, a neighborhood activist who died late last month.
Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information.