The Frankford Parks Group, a nonprofit dedicated to fixing up and maintaining some small neighborhood parks, elected a new board on Oct. 8, said treasurer and former president Kimberly Washington.
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch and a lot more.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby and attorney James J. Binns last week led a caravan of police vehicles and motorcycles that delivered full-course Thanksgiving dinners to more than a dozen families of officers killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.
You've got a lot on your plate already - literally - during Thanksgiving, but take a break to enjoy some of the happenings around the River Wards. Happy turkey day!
Northeast residents know that the holidays are around the corner when the Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade steps off along Frankford Avenue. Sunday’s 35th edition was as colorful and jam-packed as ever, highlighted by floats, bands, school groups, business organizations and local luminaries.
The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, sponsored by the Mayfair Business Association, is set for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m.