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Casino Trips (July 14, 2011)

Seniors on the Go July 20. Showboat. $20, includes bus and $30 reel play. Bus leaves Hellerman and Walker streets at 9:30 a.m. Inf.: 215–744–4391.Gibbons Athletic Association July 24. Resorts. Package includes show, coin...

Calendar continued (July 14, 2011)

Wednesday, July 20EVENTSAdult Tap Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. $10 per class. Wednesdays. 8 p.m. 215–335–3232.Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215–725–8055.Aerobics St. Bernard...

Calendar (July 14, 2011)

Friday, July 15EVENTSArts and Crafts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. Fridays. 7 to 8:30 p.m. $25 per month. 215–685–1242. Also at: Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. For...

Big Plans

(from left) Danielle Stella-Schall, Fred Moore, Lisa Greco, Dave Butkiewicz, Elsie Stevens, Barbara Butkiewwicz, and Pat Betz stand outside of the Lower Dublin Academy building that will become the Autistic Endeavors Learning Center.Tacony’s Dave and...

Klein Branch mourns the meal lady

Nina Cohen stands in the kitchen of Klein JCC as volunteers prepare meals for homebound seniors.The staff at the JCC Klein Branch recently honored the memory of colleague Nina Cohen, who died June 1...

Walking the walk

It’s an urban given: Walk around any city neighborhood and you’ll spot something that needs fixing.Last week, Jim Sanders and John Farrell walked around Frankford doing just that, but they toured the neighborhood with representatives...

Regional DEA agent honored for role in fighting drugs

Gil Kerlikowske, White House drug control policy director, recently presented Ralph Reyes, an assistant special agent in charge for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, with the national award for Outstanding Task Force Commander at...

Switch to solar gets warm reception

The secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection was on hand for the recent dedication of solar panels at a local apartment complex, and he declared the innovation an example of the American...

Man burned in assault in Oxford Circle

An Oxford Circle man suffered burns covering 15 percent of his body as two burglars attacked him in his home early Saturday, police said.Philadelphia police were called to the house on the 6300 block of...

Residents, tavern owner still at odds in E. Torresdale

The owner of a popular waterfront tavern in East Torresdale wants to expand his business, but neighbors want him to scale it back.The outcome of their yearslong difference of opinion remained undecided last week after...
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