For Roxborough resident and Philadelphia Fire Department Lieutenant Ken Pagurek, turning 50 is a reason to celebrate, and that’s exactly what he will be doing on July 28 as he rides 65 miles on his bicycle from Philadelphia to Atlantic City in the Ben to the Shore Bike tour.
PHILADELPHIA — State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., will host her 86th Town Hall Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at Roxborough Church, 8230 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, 19128.
PHILADELPHIA — State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., is joining efforts with a local senior center to offer produce vouchers to eligible adults aged 60 and older from 10 a.m. until noon on Friday, July 19 in her district office, 6511 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, 19128.
“Coming soon!,” shouts the large sign to passersby on Ridge Avenue not far from Wigard, “30 single-family homes, 10 twin homes.” And just like that, another piece of Roxborough open space disappears. Worse, with no hint of irony, the sign announces the area’s new name: Roxborough Reserve. So…
The Mud Flats at Gorgas Park was officially reopened Saturday with the 21st Ward Fillies Junior Softball League playing an exhibition game to mark the event.
When I caught up with Chris Strub at the end of the day Monday, he was about to color the ears of eight baby opossums with non-toxic markers to differentiate among them – this one red, that one blue – when another family, a dad and a young girl, came in the front door with a box.
ROXBOROUGH — The Chestnut Hill-based Outdoor Gardeners group will present its Standard Flower Show, “The Magical Land of Oz,” June 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Cathedral Village Retirement Center, 600 E. Cathedral Road, Roxborough.
CHESTNUT HILL — The Chestnut Hill Conservancy and the Chestnut Hill Community Association will present the 2019 Chestnut Hill Great Houses Tour May 19 from 1 to 5 p.m.
ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education will celebrate Earth Day with its eighth Naturepalooza festival Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MANAYUNK — Through a grant from the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust’s Food, Clothing and Shelter Program, North Light Community Center will provide assistance in the form of a one-time $250 grant to eligible households in the 19127, 19128 and 19129 zip codes experiencing difficulty with coverin…
ROXBOROUGH — The Henry Houston American Legion Post 3 recently presented Boy Scout Troop 334 with a donation in recognition of the troop’s longtime support of local veterans.
CHESTNUT HILL — Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's chess team finished in first place in the Philadelphia Area Private School Chess League (PAPSCL).
ROXBOROUGH >> “Pictorial to Abstract” will feature artist Alex McKibbin’s watercolors, oil paintings and drawings, along with artwork in various media by members of the Manayunk-Roxborough Artists’ Co-Op, for three days only in the gallery of the Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC).
MANAYUNK — Philadelphia is gearing up to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the opening of one of its most influential waterways: the Manayunk Canal.
MANAYUNK — Enjoy dinner and support North Light Community Center Tuesday, March 12, at Winnie’s, 4622 Main St. in Manayunk.
ROXBOROUGH — The Right Rev. Daniel G. P. Gutierrez, 16th bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, installed the Rev. Bonnie Mixon McCrickard as the 14th rector of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Roxborough Wednesday, Feb. 27, during a celebration of new ministry at the parish.
MT. AIRY —The Weavers Way Environment Committee invites community groups from the surrounding area in Mt. Airy, Germantown, East Falls, West Oak Lane, Roxborough, Ambler and Chestnut Hill to submit proposals for grants.
EAST FALLS — The Old Academy Players will present "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" by prolific American playwright Terrence McNally.
EAST FALLS — Third-year Salus University optometry students provided vision exams to students from Strawberry Mansion High School at The Eye Institute's East Falls satellite location as part of Salus' School Vision Program Wednesday, Feb. 6.
EAST FALLS — A group of high school students combined business and real-world experience at the inaugural William Penn Charter School Microfinance Conference Saturday, Feb. 2, a learning opportunity that evolved from Penn Charter’s Microfinance Club.
ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education hosted its eight annual Richard L. James Lecture Thursday, Feb. 7.
EAST FALLS >> The East Falls Historical Society will present the program What Style is My House? Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave., East Falls.
ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center was among the dozens of organizations in the region that honored Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy with a Day of Service Monday, Jan. 21.