I was planning dinner and thinking about how I could transform some leftover, grilled chicken sausages and bell peppers into another meal. Then it hit me: Pizza! Dinner dilemma solved. I decided to slice the sausages, chop up the peppers, combine them with some mild salsa and cheeses, and use it as a topping for homemade, deep-dish pizza.
MAKIN’ MEMORIES WITH KAYE & MATERNITY BVM SENIORS Sept. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster. $92, includes “Menopause, the Musical.” 215-342-5038.
— The Philadelphia Blue Flame has raised more than $250,000 in charitable donations since its founding in 2003.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.
A local historian has published a history of Northern Liberties, exploring the neighborhood's roots back to the days of William Penn.
Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.
— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.
Howard Snyder, a son of Oxford Circle, returned to his old neighborhood on Oakland Street a few weeks ago for a short trip down memory lane.