Christmas Parties Arround The Town
WARD LEADER Ed Nesmith’s 2nd Ward team survey toys they gathered to distribute for Christmas to needy in ward. Among those in photo are Leonard Glasgow, Douglas Nesmith, Eric Watkins, Kevin Price and Henry McMillan.
IRISH SOCIETY revelers gathered in Finnigan’s Wake Pub to mark Christmas season. They included Jack Costello, Boxing Club owner and Realtor; Judge Joseph O’Neill; Mike Driscoll, Finnigan’s owner; and Pat Eiding, AFL-CIO president. Photo by Joe Stivala
THANKING SANTA for showering good cheer on Local 830 with successful work and legislative year were, from left, Michael Kates, Local 830 Ombudsman; Dan Grace, Local 830 Teamsters President, Hope Bright, Esq., and State Rep. John Sabatina, Jr. Photo by Joe Stivala
PRESIDENT JUDGE Pamela Dembe and Judge Kenneth Powell were attendees at Prothonotary Holiday Reception hosted by Joseph Evers. Photo by Joe Stivala
LABORERS’ District Council Local 57 annually distributes gifts to various institutions and charities at Christmas. Last week it gave computers to Police Dept.’s Explorers program. Officers at meeting, from left, are Tom Armstrong, Estaber Vera, President Stanley Sanders, Business Mgr. Walter Higgins and Secretary-Treasurer Michael Carfagno.
NAACP delivered toys to Grand Masonic Lodge of Penna. on N. Broad Street, to be distributed by Lodge members to needy children. Warmly welcoming gifts were Dr. Murphy J. Keller, III, center, Most Worshipful Grand Master of Penna.; Sheriff Jewell X. Williams, Special District Deputy Grand Master for Government Affairs for Masons, center left; and Jerry Mondesire, far right, President of local NAACP. Photo by Joe Blake
CITY COUNCIL President Darrell Clarke hosted Christmas party in Board of Education building, stressing his emphasis on quality education for students. Seen in agreement are newly-elected State Rep. Jose Miranda, State Rep. Michelle Brownlee and godchild Lakeshia. Photo by Joe Stivala
GATHERING TOYS for needy kids at Councilwoman Cindy Bass’s party in Mt. Airy were, from left, Anuj Gupta, Bass, judicial aspirant Crystal Powell, Esq. and Mercer Redcross.
DON’T let the children know, but Ducky Birts, left, dressed up at Santa Claus to give toys and raffle bikes to needy youngsters at Laborers’ Local 332. Elves included Juan F. Ramos, administrator of LECET, his Assistant A. J. Hardy and “Magic Man” Gregory Graham, who amazed children with his tricks.