Because of the kindness of our readers, the Northeast Times this week was able to mail gift cards to 103 families who have let us know that they could use a little help at Christmas time.
The local chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority honored retired longtime Philadelphia school district educators Marianne (Casey) Nolan and Joseph Levin during a recent luncheon at Toscana 52 restaurant in Feasterville.
A state grand jury has indicted a Northeast Philadelphia resident and 19 Bucks County residents as part of an investigation into a multimillion-dollar methamphetamine trafficking ring with links to Mexico and distribution points throughout eastern Pennsylvania.
A pair of top prosecutors talked law and order at the November meeting of the Northwood Civic Association.
A number of local community groups are setting agendas for meetings this month.
Astronaut Chris Ferguson spent a recent Sunday at St. Martha, attending the noon Mass and the dedication of a science laboratory in his name before heading to a testimonial dinner in his honor at the Philadelphia Ballroom on Hornig Road.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members are so concerned about the impact of a zoning board decision that will allow a manufacturing business on a residential block that they’re going to spend big money to fight it.
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Police Lt. Frank Schneider offered members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association a few tips on how they could avoid having items stolen from their cars.
Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.