Decades later, local veteran’s name is added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The dream team: Philly’s Finest, the Philadelphia Police Department ice hockey team, recently came home with the bronze medal after competing in the Can/Am Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. The team captain is Mike Carr. The assistant captain is Curt Macy. Team members are Matt Palouian, Matt Nodiff, Marty Klepac, Donnie Masterson, Sean King, Greg Watkins, Frank Roesner, Pat Gallagher, Mike Sidebothem, Mike Smith and Sean Knowles. ull;•
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
State police have been looking for Frankford resident John Calvin “G” Guerra since 2010 to arrest him on charges he ran a violent prostitution ring that recruited minors and advertised its services online.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored former athletes John Press, Bill Siegle and the late Tom Short with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
The 10th annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Fund Home Run Derby will take place on Saturday, May 17, at George Washington High School. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., and the contest begins at 10. The cost is $25.
A benefit is being planned for Jim Straub, a Mayfair native and Father Judge High School graduate who died of a brain tumor in January.
A benefit is being planned for Jim Straub, a Mayfair native and Father Judge High School graduate who died of a brain tumor in January. The benefit will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7 to 11 p.m. at St. Ephrem Parish Hall, at 5340 Hulmeville Road in Bensalem.