When Northwood native Peter Ortale was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, his family was not alone.
In 1954, 10 firefighters died from injuries they suffered in an Oct. 28 chemical explosion at Berg Laboratories in North Philadelphia. An 11th firefighter was permanently disabled in the blast and perished four years later.
Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department community and the general public are invited to attend the Mr. Philly Benefit for Local 22 Widows’ Fund on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Kings Oak in the Piazza, 1001 N. Second St., in Northern Liberties.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A troubling situation takes a positive turn and moves toward a resolution that should please you and your supporters. Meanwhile, make time to deal with new domestic issues.
Saori is a beautiful fluffy Siamese and Ragdoll mix. She is 5 year old and loves to be petted and held! Saori likes other cats and wants a home to be her own.
Growing up in Ocean City, Md., with parents who owned and operated their own theater company, Jennifer Hope Wills had a dream: To one day appear in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit, The Phantom of the Opera.