Burholme Business Association forming
State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-172nd dist.) recently visited the Northeast Family YMCA, at 11088 Knights Road, to see how it is impacting the community. Pictured are (from left) program director Sean Zearfaus, board member Mary Anne Benner, executive director Paula Green, Boyle, family services director Deborah Nejman and board member Frank Porrazza.
EPIC group to meet July 31
Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.
Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
Residents had every reason not to attend the June 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association. It was the group’s final monthly meeting before its annual summer recess. The agenda was pretty light. Rain was falling in buckets.
During the course of a year, police officers can encounter some pretty wild situations. For Officer Timothy Taylor of the Northeast’s 7th district, wild became almost routine in 2013.
May was Older Americans Month — an annual opportunity to recognize senior citizens across the country while continuing to create a better quality of life for the elderly population — and it was capped off with a celebration for the oldest residents of the community.
The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.