Northeast Times

Story Archive July 02 2013

Oak tree grows in Archbishop Ryan student’s memory

Timothy Connors’ family and friends recently marked the two-year anniversary of his death by placing a special wreath in front of a growing tree planted in his memory a year ago.


Paul’s Run fetes oldest residents

Paul’s Run on Bustleton Avenue recently honored its most senior seniors with a luncheon and certificates presented by state Rep. Ed Neilson (D-169th dist.). It was the fifth time the retirement community had lauded its residents who are 100 years old, close to that age, or older.


Pets of the Week (July 3, 2013)

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Public forum scheduled for July 9

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, will conduct what he said will be the first in a series of public town hall gatherings around Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 9, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


Religious Events (July 3, 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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Reunions (July 3, 2013)

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SafeCams help fight crime

The Philadelphia Police Department started its SafeCam program about two years ago and it is still one of the newest crime-prevention and investigative tools that the department has.


Somerton Civic denies extra parking request

Members of the Somerton Civic Association voted against a local homeowner’s plan to pave a portion of her yard for additional parking spots.


State House members react to new budget

Two state House members were quick to issue statements on Sunday night criticizing Pennsylvania’s new $28.4 billion budget for underfunding education, and especially for ignoring the needs of the cash-strapped Philadelphia school district. Here are excerpts from their statements:


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police hope that a surveillance video of a June 13 armed robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store will help them identify the perpetrator.