Northeast Times

Story Archive February 22 2012

Letters to the Editor: February 22, 2012

How dare Michelle push for healthy kids!

Local legislators urge Port Richmond to get involved

State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-1st dist.) and Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) visited last week’s meeting of the Port Richmond West Community Action Network to discuss the importance of community groups in Philadelphia.

Panther progress

“I think this season was a huge step in establishing Fels as a major program in the Public League.” — Samuel Fels basketball coach Mark Heimerdinger

Tasty talents

Swenson senior Bridget Giedemann has enjoyed plenty of success with the Lions. In the classroom, she’s a culinary-arts major. On the basketball court, she recently broke her school’s record for most career points.

Father Judge has plenty to cheer about

“It was a great feeling. We finally accomplished our goal. Competing on a national level is nerve-wracking, but a lot of fun. We received a lot of encouragement from our fans and the junior varsity team.” — Cheerleader Megan McGinley, a junior at St. Hubert High School.