Northeast Times

Story Archive November 28 2012

Local 22 firefighters spread the love at luncheon

International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch and a lot more.


Mayfair Civic bids farewell to Capt. Bachmayer

The Mayfair Civic Association last week bid a fond farewell to Capt. Frank Bachmayer, former commander of the 15th Police District.


Greenwood Racing appoints Bonner to board of directors

Greenwood Racing Inc., owners and operators of Parx Casino and Parx Racing in Bensalem, has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Bonner to its oard of directors.


U. Holmesburg to discuss apartment building

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association plans to discuss a zoning application for an apartment building at 8433 Torresdale Ave. during the civic group’s next monthly meeting on Dec. 20.


Santa is coming to Holmesburg

Santa Claus will celebrate the grand reopening of the Holmesburg branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.


Open house at the vet’s office

The Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic welcomes the community to attend an open house for its new veterinary practice at 3310 Grant Ave. in the Grant-Academy Shopping Center this Saturday.


Hurricane Sandy first responders get holiday meals

Hundreds of first responders at the Jersey Shore got a taste of home for Thanksgiving despite having been rendered homeless by the effects of Hurricane Sandy.


Local schools awarded scholarship money

Bill Goetz, a CSX Corp. vice president, recalled a time not too long ago when Catholic and private schools were seen as institutions that would be open forever.


Pets of the Week (November 28, 2012)

Jemma’s a real gem


Broken record: DiGiorgio departs on top

The game had not even begun, but the buzz was already present.