Rosaries for widows’ fund
The veterans’ memorial statue of a World War I “doughboy,” which stands in Madison Memorial Park in NoLibs, currently has no one tending to its needs, like upkeep and cleaning.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association, a group of former athletes and officials, last week honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Committee passes legislation that would rename Philadelphia VA Medical Center in memory of local soldier that received Medal of Honor.
Last Thursday afternoon, when the mercury rose to 97 degrees, the pool of water above the dam in the Pennypack Creek in Bustleton remained inviting but unbroken.
Alex Horanzy and his buddies had a late night on the town on Dec. 6, 1941. In fact, their night of revelry in Oahu, Hawaii, lasted well into the early hours of Dec. 7, 1941.
A former minor league baseball player, a rock ’n’ roll legend and a Hobo are the latest winners of the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Though the Port Richmond annual Memorial Day parade won’t take place this year, locals are working to make sure veterans are honored in some way.
Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”