Fox Chase native Rich Gannon is among 15 people who will be part of the 12th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Morrell Park’s Eddie Alvarez recently scored the first victory of his UFC career.
TruMark Financial sponsored a soccer clinic for 100 students from Our Lady of Calvary School at PPL Park in Chester. Philadelphia Union coaches offered training advice, and player Richie Marquez demonstrated strategic moves and signed autographs. Our Lady of Calvary raises awareness about financial literacy throughout the school and community. The school partners with TruMark in the annual Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser.
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.
While the current Philadelphia Eagles were preparing for last week’s preseason game against the Steelers, a former Eagle was sharing some of his compelling football and life experiences with a group of Northeast youths.
Veterans Affairs scandal investigated
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.
People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.
Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.