Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.
A one-act play chronicling a day in the lives of two aging World War II veterans will be presented at the Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge.
Whenever I eat a hardshell crab, I think of Jimmy’s. Jimmy’s Apartments were, for many years, my family’s gathering spot and summer home-away-from-home at the Jersey shore.
Peace rally in the Veterans Memorial Grove
A long-vacant Northeast Philadelphia department store property will be occupied and open for business by the Christmas shopping season.
Jared Solomon, who is challenging state Rep. Mark Cohen in the May 20 Democratic primary, offered some short- and long-term fixes to reduce violent crime and blight following the triple murder in Lawndale last week.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week officially kicked off a re-election campaign that could see him face a fellow lawmaker in the May 20 primary.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) thanks the community for its donations of blankets and thermal underwear for St. Francis Inn Ministries, a Kensington-based charity that serves the poor and homeless.
LEISURE TIMERS OF DELAIRE LANDING Dec. 5. Michener Museum, Doylestown. $39.99 includes “Life of Princess Grace Kelly” exhibit and bus. Bus leaves at 10 a.m. 215-969-1994, 215-637-1699. Also: Dec. 15. “Jersey Boys” at Forrest Theatre. $135 includes orchestra seats and bus. 215-969-1994, 215-637-1699.