The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon. The rain date is Nov. 30.
The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon.
The new Wissinoming Civic Association won’t be a one-person operation. During the civic group’s third monthly meeting on Oct. 28, residents volunteered to lead nine different projects for the organization, ranging from community outreach efforts to internal management.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week selected three houses as the winners of its second annual Halloween decoration contest. The winning homes are located on the 3200 block of Friendship St., the 3300 block of Glenview St. and the 2800 block of Fanshawe St. A panel of judges scored the 36 houses that were nominated for the contest.
Scott Cummings, former president of the Mayfair Civic Association and the 15th Police District Advisory Council, died on Monday in Florida. He was 53.
Summer is over, but the party is just beginning in Mayfair. Actually, the neighborhood has a full lineup of festivities planned to celebrate the many end-of-year holidays.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the end of summer break for many Northeast Philadelphia civic associations that will resume their monthly public meetings in September. The Northeast Times will strive to report on as many of these meetings as possible. But residents are also welcome to attend these sessions to find out what’s happening in their neighborhoods.
Residents of Wissinoming have their very own civic association once again. About 40 neighborhood residents met the new leaders of the long-dormant community group last Wednesday night during an inaugural meeting at Lower Mayfair Playground.
Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.