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    Burholme group holds inaugural meetings

    The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.


    Somerton Spartans score some international competition

    Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.


    In loving memory

    Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••


    Neilson accepts nomination for City Council run

    When my family and I first decided that I would run for elective office, we hit the streets hard. I personally knocked on thousands of doors with my family and friends throughout my Northeast district and beyond. My message was simple: We needed to make certain that the 169th district continued to have a strong voice in Harrisburg, and I was the best candidate to serve you. The efforts paid off. I gained your support and won the election to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. I will be forever grateful for your friendship and support.


    Neilson nominated for City Council

    Members of the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee on Tuesday nominated state Rep. Ed Neilson to run for the at-large City Council seat that Bill Green recently left to head up the School Reform Commission. It was unanimous, said U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, city Democratic Party chairman.


    A salute to vets

    A hero’s honor: Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme saluted its resident veterans with a special ceremony in their honor on Monday, Nov. 11. Local kindergarteners from Oxford Childcare Center presented the 16 resident veterans with homemade gifts. State Rep. Kevin J. Boyle, along with Nick Himebaugh, staff member from Rep. Brendan Boyle’s office, presided over the ceremony. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA