Local parishioner wins big

MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTO Lucky winner: Christ the King Church in Morrell Park has a winner in its weekly parish lottery. A lucky player will soon receive a check for $107,000. (From left) Nicole Donohue, advancement director; the CTK Cougar (13-year-old Mikaela DelRossi); the Rev. James A. Callahan, pastor; and Jayla Green, 12.

Editorial: New House bill would prohibit unsolicited newspaper delivery

If House Bill No. 685 becomes law, you won’t read this newspaper anymore. Hard-working people will lose their jobs. Small business owners will suffer. Communities will see a part of their identity vanish overnight. House Bill No. 685 would prohibit the unsolicited delivery of newspapers in Philadelphia. It also would create a ripple effect that …

Queen of the king pin

MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTO A perfect frame: Dot Trombosh turned 100 years old. She bowls Tuesdays in the Pennypack Senior Bowling League at Thunderbird Lanes on Holme Avenue. She was honored last week at a luncheon at Tiffany Diner. Above, she celebrates with her teammates and enjoys her cake.  MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTO

Register for free trees

Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation have announced open registration for the Spring 2017 TreePhilly Yard Tree Giveaway program, which will continue through March 27. The yard tree giveaways are conducted in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and TD Bank. They are open to city property owners, who may obtain one or …

A loving tribute

MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTO Part of their family: On Monday, March 13, the Student Senate of Northeast High School held a small breakfast in honor of Maureen Travagline, the school’s nurse who passed away from pancreatic cancer in January. The Student Senate held a school-wide Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament to raise money to donate to the …