Before the Philadelphia Eagles hit the gridiron, the Frankford Yellow Jackets represented the City of Brotherly Love. In 1926, they won the NFL championship.
Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
Drew Gulak has wrestled in Northeast Philadelphia before.
Archbishop Ryan High School student Kathy Nguyen earned the grand prize for the second consecutive year in the annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Art Contest. Northeast-based students won seven of 11 total awards.
For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation invites adults, children and teams to join the For Pete’s Sake Walk at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, April 27. This three-mile fun walk will raise funds to provide vacations to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. These respites enable them to take a break from cancer and strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships.
Crescentville native Del Ennis passed away 15 years ago. But his legacy lives on for Phillies fans who followed the team in the 1950s.
Last Friday, the Phillies enshrined former first baseman — and three-time all-star — John Kruk in their Wall of Fame, the organization’s very own Hall of Fame.