Until recently, Cheltenham-based Gospel of Grace Ministries garnered perhaps its greatest notoriety on the basketball court when a team of teenagers from the tiny Christian congregation’s high school qualified for the state playoffs last March.
Representatives of government and industry will meet downtown Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss the future of a Northeast landmark.
Daily News columnist John Baer didn’t set foot inside the monthly 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting Oct. 17, but his words resonated with council members, thanks to state Rep. John Sabatina.
An in-house announcement last week that the company that owns the old Kraft plant at Byberry and the Boulevard was considering closing it sent city and state officials scrambling to find out what they could do to save the large bakery’s almost 300 union jobs and keep Oreos baking in the Northeast.
A symbol of remembrance in Holme Circle
State Sen. Mike Stack, state Reps. Kevin and Brendan Boyle and bakers’ union leaders today promised to do everything they can to make sure the half-century-old former Kraft plant at Byberry and the Boulevard doesn’t close, taking away the smell of baking Oreos and about 300 union jobs.
Almost $269,000 in scholarship money was donated last week by eight businesses that participated in the state Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.
Indoor play day at Tacony PAL
State Reps. Kevin Boyle (D-172nd dist.) and John Taylor (R-177th dist.) announced that they plan to introduce legislation to implement a statewide scrap metal office.