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Religious Events (June 2, 2011)

All Saints Episcopal Church, Rhawnhurst, 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school...

Editorial: The Grand Old Problem

Philadelphia’s moribund Republican Party needs to do a lot of soul-searching in this Democratic town. If party leaders Mike Meehan and Vito Canuso really want to shake things up and show that they want...

Trips (June 2, 2011)

TLA FEASTERVILLE June 7. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse. $72, includes dinner and comedy show, “Blithe Spirit.” 215–598–3227.WOMEN’S CLUB OF LAWNCREST June 11. Cape May, N.J. $80, includes transportation, lunch at the Lobster House, trolley tour...

Walmart is expanding at Franklin Mills mall

Members of the Millbrook Civic Association last week learned that Walmart will close its stand-alone store on Franklin Mills Boulevard and move into the empty Boscov’s store inside the mall complex. They liked what...

Police & firefighter football team earns playoff appearance

Despite suffering its first loss of the season on May 21 in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Philadelphia’s police and fire football team, the Blue Flame, has qualified for a postseason game in...

Special reward

First Book-Philadelphia was impressed with the work being done at the Kinder Academy-Mayfair child-care center, and agreed to provide a $1,200 grant.Carolyn Ashburn, chairwoman of the local First Book chapter, was so impressed during her...

Deadline is near to be part of citywide garden contest

How does your garden grow? Are your veggies and flowers of award-winning quality?The best way to find out is to enter your little plot of green in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual citywide garden...

Robbery suspect found hiding in getaway van

Officers from the 7th Police District captured the suspected armed robber of a Rhawnhurst convenience store early Monday after the bandit hid unsuccessfully inside his would-be getaway vehicle.Police were quick to respond in cars and...

Two well-known NE bowling alleys roll into the gutter

Two venerable local bowling alleys closed recently.The building that housed Boulevard Lanes and the Arena Sports Bar, at 8011 Roosevelt Blvd., has boards on its windows.The signs have been taken down and replaced by a...

Ceremonies pay tribute on Memorial Day

A year after North Catholic High School closed for good, its alumni association re-dedicated the Our Lady of Fatima shrine for graduates who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars.The Memorial...
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