Northeast Times

Story Archive December 18 2013

Pomegranate Salad

My dad always called them Chinese Apples. I’m talking about pomegranates, the jeweled-looking fruit that makes its way to our markets from late fall through early winter. The pomegranate’s sparkly, ruby-red, gem-like seeds seemed so exotic to me way back when. They were a fascinating fruit, those little, edible jewels. Found right before Christmas, we always purchased one to just take apart and to eat.

Religious Events: December 18, 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Reunions: December 18, 2013


Ryan student-athletes sign letters of intent

Three Archbishop Ryan High School students recently signed letters of intent to play college sports. (From left) Cat Hammer will play softball for West Chester University. Bob Romano will play baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Nikki Michalowski will play softball for Hofstra University in New York. 

SEPTA policing visible in Frankford

A special detail of SEPTA police officers has been working in and around transit stops in Frankford since August.

SNAPSHOTS: Around Port Richmond for the holidays

Smiles are everywhere this holiday season. 

Somerton meeting postponed to Jan. 14

The Somerton Civic Association meeting originally scheduled for Dec. 10 has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 14, due to snow. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Walker Lodge 306, 1290 Southampton Road.

Space calamity

Some high school kids saved the world last Friday. It wasn’t the first time. Three of them died doing it, and it wasn’t the first time for that, either.

Special concerts will make it a rock ā€˜nā€™ roll Christmas

A special concert of rock ’n’ roll Christmas songs will be presented this Saturday and Sunday at Settlement Music School, 3745 Clarendon Ave.

Time to say farwell to 2013… and its calendar

Full confession: I’ve been in love, with my 2013 calendar.