It can take only a few seconds for someone to become the victim of a violent or invasive crime, but the trauma can endure for what seems like an eternity in the form of physical injuries, emotional distress and financial demands.
Julia Boyd, a junior at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, was the winner of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest. The theme was What Makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.
Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.