Northeast Times

Story Archive November 30 2011

Thrifty stretch of a buck

Sometimes, shopping at a thrift store just makes sense, said Juli Lundberg, public relations manager for Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.


Chickie’s & Pete’s is No. 1

Chickie’s & Pete’s has come a long way since opening back on Nov. 15, 1977, at 4010 Robbins Ave.



Bustleton civic group gives members an attendance test

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League have amended the group’s bylaws to require new members to attend at least one monthly meeting before they are eligible to vote on matters before the organization. Members must live in the 19115 ZIP code.


Boy Scout Troop 444 helps to revive local war memorial

Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.


Honoring our beloved veterans

Philadelphia Protestant Home held a special luncheon on Veterans Day to recognize some of the veteran residents for their service. State Sen. During the ceremony, Fred Wahl plays “Taps” on his harmonica.


A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.