Northeast Times

Story Archive July 10 2013

Trips (July 10, 2013)

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Dec. 6. Fairmount Park Holiday House Tour. Members $90, non-members $93, includes bus, tours of Mt. Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion and Belmont Mansion (Underground Railroad museum), and lunch at the Waterworks. Deposit of $25 due by July 12. 215-788-9408. 

Archdiocese selling River Wards buildings

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has officially put several soon-to-be closed church properties up for sale.

Casino Trips (July 10, 2013)

Gibbons Athletic Association July 21. Resorts. Package includes bus, games and refreshments on the bus, extra hour at the shore, dinner buffet and “Divas Do AC,” a celebrity impersonator show. Departure inf.: 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863. 

River Wards events for the week of July 10

Check out our events calendars for all the latest happenings in your neighborhood, including sports for kids, high school reunions, computer classes and more.

Reunions (July 10, 2013)

Nativity BVM

Still looking for answers in fatal crash

One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.

Religious Events (July 10, 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,

Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 

Pets of the Week (July 10, 2013)

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Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.