The Penn Museum will be putting some mummies into the lives of Philadelphia’s public school kids this year.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.
The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.
The deadline is Monday, Oct. 6, to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.
There’s a new player in the stalled redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes that the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association hopes will be a catalyst for the long-sought transformation of the longtime public housing project.
Several people with Northeast ties will be honored on Sept. 10 at a gala sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District.
A Northeast man was killed in a shooting last Friday in West Philadelphia, reportedly after an argument outside a Chinese restaurant.
Funeral services were held earlier this week for Tom Mills, a former school board member and onetime president of the Normandy Civic Association.