Northeast Times

Story Archive March 20 2013

Reunions (March 20, 2013)

Casino Trips (March 20, 2013)

Fox Chase Travel Club & Bensalem Senior Citizens’ Association March 22. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. $36, includes bus, driver’s gratuity, $20 slot play bonus and luncheon at Timbers Buffet. Must have a valid government-issued photo ID to be eligible for the bonus package. Bus leaves Leonard and Tremont streets (next to Burger King) at 9 a.m. 215-742-3898, 215-884-3820. 

Religious Events (March 20, 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,

Trips (March 20, 2013)

GIBBONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION June 1. New York. Package includes bus, free time, “Motown,” the new hit musical, and dinner in New York. Reserve by April 1. 215-674-3863, 215-722-8825. 

Events (March 20, 2013)

Thursday, March 21

River Ward events for the week of March 20


With leukemia beat, she’s ready for first grade

It is likely one of the hardest things any parent ever has to hear.

Play ball

During a recent visit to George Washington High School, a chance run-in with Ken Geiser didn’t yield a lot of time for conversation. Washington’s athletic director and head baseball coach had a million things to do, from hanging the netting for the batting cages, to hanging a new baseball scoreboard, to preparing the field for game play.

Protests drown out mayor’s budget talk

The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.

Gola honored as Atlantic 10 basketball legend

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Former All-Star Tom Gola was a shoo-in to be chosen for the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends.