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    Displaying history

    Flyered up: The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame currently has a display marking the 40th anniversary of the Philadelphia Flyers’ first Stanley Cup championship victory. The display is also part of the 85th birthday of Spike’s Trophies, at 2701 Grant Ave. There is various memorabilia displayed in connection with the Flyers championship team, including signed champagne bottles, skates, kneepads and hockey sticks. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

    Displaying history

    Flyered up: The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame currently has a display marking the 40th anniversary of the Philadelphia Flyers’ first Stanley Cup championship victory. The display is also part of the 85th birthday of Spike’s Trophies, at 2701 Grant Ave. There is various memorabilia displayed in connection with the Flyers championship team, including signed champagne bottles, skates, kneepads and hockey sticks. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

    Celebrating her golden years

    Time to party: Gert McQue celebrated her 100th birthday at Gloria Dei Estates with the Mummers on April 10. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA 

    One injured in Rhawnhurst house fire

    One person was injured in a Rhawnhurst apartment house fire early April 10. Capt. Clifford Gilliam said firefighters from Engine 18 were dispatched to the 8200 block of Roosevelt Boulevard at 1:11 a.m. and arrived there two minutes later to find flames coming from the basement of the three-story building.

    Celebrating her golden years

    Time to party: Gert McQue celebrated her 100th birthday at Gloria Dei Estates with the Mummers on April 10. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA 

    Lovitz headed to Helium this weekend

    He created some of the most memorable and inventive characters during his stint on Saturday Night Live, including Hanukkah Harry, Master Thespian, Annoying Man and one of his most popular, Tommy Flanagan, the Pathological Liar. Yeah! That’s the ticket!

    Times’ journalists win Keystone Press Awards

    Two journalists for the Northeast Times won three 2014 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

    Times’ journalists win Keystone Press Awards

    Two journalists for the Northeast Times won three 2014 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

    Memory of local child honored at World Autism Awareness Day

    NHS Human Services last week celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by honoring the memory of a former student who attended the agency’s school at 2900 Southampton Road.

    Neilson accepts nomination for City Council run

    When my family and I first decided that I would run for elective office, we hit the streets hard. I personally knocked on thousands of doors with my family and friends throughout my Northeast district and beyond. My message was simple: We needed to make certain that the 169th district continued to have a strong voice in Harrisburg, and I was the best candidate to serve you. The efforts paid off. I gained your support and won the election to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. I will be forever grateful for your friendship and support.

    PSPCA takes 239 cats from Frankford home

    The woman who allegedly housed 239 cats in unsanitary conditions in a Frankford property will face animal cruelty and other charges, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.

    Delivering kindness

    The Klein JCC, at 10100 Jamison Ave., held its annual Home Delivered Meals, March for Meals Celebration and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on March 19. The Nina Cohen Award for special volunteer service went to Jack Belitsky, Judy Einhorn and David and Jeanette Auerbach. In all, 225 volunteers were singled out for special recognition. Subaru of America was presented with a Corporate Leadership Award. The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust received a Community Leadership Award. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

    Delivering kindness

    The Klein JCC, at 10100 Jamison Ave., held its annual Home Delivered Meals, March for Meals Celebration and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on March 19. The Nina Cohen Award for special volunteer service went to Jack Belitsky, Judy Einhorn and David and Jeanette Auerbach. In all, 225 volunteers were singled out for special recognition. Subaru of America was presented with a Corporate Leadership Award. The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust received a Community Leadership Award. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA

    ‘The Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ coming to the Walnut

    Even though it was years ago, Denise Whelan still recalls her enthusiasm when she saw the film version of the play titled The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.

    NE Hall of Fame seeks nominations

    Nominations are being accepted for the fourth induction class of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame.

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