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(Originally posted by Northeast Times March 15, 2024) Seamus Hart is willing to do whatever it takes for the team. And it doesn’t matter what team he’s playing for, they’re going to get his all. Hart is a senior at Father Judge High School, and......

(Originally posted by the Northeast Times March 13, 2024) Eight Mayfair School students were recently honored at the WHYY Youth Media Awards ceremony. WHYY spotlighted the finest youth filmmakers, in grades 6 through 12, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Representing Mayfair Elementary were Lucas......

[Originally posted by Northeast Times March 2, 2024] A trip to Florida is always fun. For the Bambies, it’s a lot more fun when they have heavier bags coming home than they did going. That’s exactly what happened to every member of the St. Hubert......

[Originally posted by Metro Philadelphia Feb. 12, 2024] On Thursday, Philadelphia will see a new holiday meant to highlight all of the unique experiences in the city. 215 Day will take place on Feb. 15, and with it comes special experiences and treats priced at......

[Originally posted by The Infatuation February 8, 2024] No, out-of-towners, it’s not just Sicilian pizza served at the wrong temperature. Grow up. Philadelphians have a special, square-shaped place in our hearts for tomato pie. The room-temperature dough topped with sweet sauce and oregano is versatile......

(Originally posted by ABC6 February 1, 2024) To celebrate Catholic Schools Week, hundreds of students stuffed 2,500 care packages for those in need. The rally took place at Archbishop Ryan High School and also included students from Conwell-Egan Catholic High School, Father Judge High School,......

Homerun! I can’t think of a better word to use to describe our efforts to bring customers, both new and old, back to our corridors to “Shop Mayfair” this year. In 2023, the Mayfair BID board decided to try something completely new and out of......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philadelphia, P.A. (Dec. 30, 2023) — The Mayfair Business Improvement District partnered with the Mayfair Civic Association to deliver custom-made lawn signs and prizes to the best decorated rowhomes, singles/corners/twins, houses of worship and businesses in Mayfair, beginning Dec. 1. Each year......

[Originally posted on the Northeast Times Dec. 20] The Mayfair Business Improvement District on Saturday held a tree-lighting ceremony at Frankford and Cottman avenues. Santa and Mrs. Claus posed for pictures with children in attendance. DJ John McBride played holiday music. Guests were invited to......

[Originally posted on the Northeast Times Dec. 6] Margaret “Peg” Conners turned 100 years old on Nov. 19. She has lived in the Northeast her entire life, raising her four children in Mayfair. Peg marked her centenarian birthday with 40 friends and family members at......

[Originally posted by Northeast Times Nov. 21, 2023] The 46th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade took place on Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue, from Rhawn Street to Knorr Street. The grand marshal was Seward Johnson Atelier, the organization that placed statues in Mayfair this past spring......

(Originally posted by Metro Philadelphia Nov. 16, 2023) Metro Philadelphia is proud to announce the 2023 Metro Philly’s Best winners! Now in its third year, Metro Philly’s Best celebrates Philadelphia’s best and brightest. After tallying over 80,000 votes, Metro Philadelphia is proud to announce the best......

I’m still struggling to believe that Summer has passed, Fall is whizzing by, and that Winter will be here in just a few short weeks. I still have clocks that I haven’t turned back yet, and now I’m thinking that I’ll just leave them set......

[Originally posted by the Northeast Times Nov. 7, 2023] A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place last Friday to mark the reopening of the 15th Police District building at 2809 Levick St. For many years, the aging building housed officers from the 2nd and 15th police districts,......