Bill Goetz, a CSX Corp. vice president, recalled a time not too long ago when Catholic and private schools were seen as institutions that would be open forever.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week bid a fond farewell to Capt. Frank Bachmayer, former commander of the 15th Police District.
There were no pickets walking the line at the Hostess plant on Monday morning.
Members of the Holmesburg Civic Association last week overwhelmingly voted to oppose a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.
Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.
— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.