Northeast Times

Story Archive June 12 2013

A bid to buy the blight

As part of Star's ongoing series, “The Blight Fight,” the story of one Port Richmond man who hopes to purchase the vacant former office of the “slumlord millionaire.”

Casino Trips (June 12, 2013)

Young Seniors Travel Club June 18. Taj Mahal. $68, includes bus, $25 slot play, buffet and show, “Tribute to the Supremes and Diana Ross.” Bus leaves 2301 Tremont St. at 11:30 a.m. 215-934-5561.

Religious Events (June 12, 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 (June 12, 2013)


Trips (June 12, 2013)

FRIENDS OF THE FOX CHASE LIBRARY Aug. 13. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse. $88, includes transportation, plated luncheon, dessert buffet, “The Great America Song Book 4,” driver’s tip and more. Payment due by June 13. 215-728-7528,

River Wards events for the week of June 12

Stay up to date on all that's going on in your neighborhood with our guide. 

Letters to the Editor (June 12, 2013)

Time to take a look at the Patriot Act

Prepare now for a rough hurricane season

Philadelphia was largely lucky during hurricanes Irene and Sandy last year. This year, storms could be “extremely active.” Here's how to get a jump on them and protect yourself. 

Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

Want to adopt these pets?

A flea for all

Last weekend was the second week of the now Philadelphia-based Brooklyn Flea Market. Here are a few colorful snapshots from the popular event.