Northeast Times

Story Archive June 12 2013

Making history

Pennepack Baptist Church celebrates its 325th anniversary.  


Creating something Awesome

Somerton resident to honor 80s at Awesome Fest.


Thousands of layoffs stun Philadelphia School District

More than 3,700 School District employees received pink slips in what could prove to be the largest job cut in almost 40 years.


Public school staffs are slashed

Thousands of school employees, including many in the River Wards, will be laid off in July unless the district gets needed funds. 


Judge sentences priest and former school teacher to prison terms

      A judge today ordered lengthy prison terms for a priest and a former Catholic school teacher who were convicted of molesting a 10-year-old boy at St. Jerome's parish in the 1990s.


Third-grader enlists in budget battle

Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


First Friday on Frankford

There are a little more than three weeks until the next First Friday, and the event has taken off in the River Wards. Even the rain can’t stop it.


Calendar of Events (June 12, 2013)

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