Northeast Times

Story Archive May 01 2013

Events (May 1, 2013)

Thursday, May 2


Around town events

Klein JCC all set to stimulate your mind


Trips (May 1, 2013)

ST. JAMES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION May dates available for Disneyworld. Choose 4 days/3 nights or 5 days/4 nights, from $749 per person for a family of four (two adults and two children), including air. Trip is open to the public. 610-566-1080. 


Reunions (May 1, 2013)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS



River Ward events for the week of May 1

Stay on top of what’s happening in your community with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.


Volunteers plant 24 garden beds at Frankford Ave. urban farm

On April 24, volunteers from Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave., Walmart, and the Federation of Neighborhood Centers (FNC) helped build 24 garden beds as part of a new urban farm at 1400 Frankford Ave.


Celebrating 30 years of dance in Philly

Students past and present thanked Penn Academy dance teacher Pat Kaminski for three decades of teaching them how to move at a recent ceremony.


Vacant Front Street banks’ fate in judge’s hands

A proposal to demolish historic banks at Front and Norris streets and build low-income housing is being fought in court by two Kensington women who think the project is bad news.


In honoring their lives, she’s saving her own

Helen Schick started making memorial ribbons for fallen firefighters after she was diagnosed with cancer almost two years ago. She recently made ribbons for Capt. Michael Goodwin’s funeral, and says the hobby is her small way of lending a hand to her community.