An East Torresdale man died on Christmas Eve four days after he was struck by a car while walking near his home.
A cloudy timeline for the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site is coming into clearer focus, according to the leader of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.
The Mayfair Business Association will present the 37th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade on Sunday, Nov. 24, along Frankford Avenue. The parade will start at noon at Rhawn Street. It will proceed south to Knorr Street. The performing area will be at Tudor Street.
An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Oct. 26 after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park. The tragedy occurred at about 12:36 p.m. on eastbound Red Lion Road near Northeast Airport, Philadelphia police said. Christopher Alvelo, 17, and three other teens were passengers in a Ford pickup truck when the driver, Alvelo’s 51-year-old stepfather, lost consciousness.
An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Saturday after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park.
Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association learned about a Web-based social network that could become an alternative for folks who can’t attend their neighborhood civic association meetings.
The Mayfair Business Association and its neighborhood partners are planning a bunch of fall activities.
Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.
The 91st annual Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, at 3801 Grant Ave. (at Frankford Avenue). PECO Energy is the lead sponsor. The cost is $225 per golfer or $900 for a foursome. Dinner-only guests pay $50.