Northeast Times

Story Archive May 01 2013

Comedy Night fundraiser slated for Saturday

St. Timothy Church will host a Lift Up Our Sisters comedy night on Saturday, May 4, to fund an elevator-repair project for the Sisters of St. Joseph, who live in the parish convent. Mike Dougherty Productions has lined up Chris Rich as the headline act. She’s appeared on Comedy Central and The View, toured nationally, won the Budweiser Ladies of Laughter contest and opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne, Sherman Hemsley and Gilbert Gottfried.


Around town events

Klein JCC all set to stimulate your mind


Heart-healthy and tasty, too

Research has long supported the recommendation of one glass (5 ounces) of red wine for heart health, but many nonalcohol drinkers want to know if grape juice offers the same health benefits? The answer is yes, if it’s 100 percent purple grape juice. 


City controller candidates visit Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association recently welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.


Officials promote US Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Officials from the local chapter of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps promoted the group at a recent meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


Fund created in memory of Capt. Michael Goodwin

On April 6, Philadelphia’s firefighters bid a sad farewell to Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin, who lost his life while battling a massive fire at a South Philadelphia fabric store. Last week, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22 announced the creation of the Capt. Michael Goodwin Memorial Fund.


Spring & Annual NE Sports Award Winners Unveiled

The Northeast Sports Awards Banquet honors coaches and student-athletes throughout the school year. A full list of all the winners of this year’s banquet (to be held Wednesday, May 15, at Cannstatter’s, from 6-10 p.m.) will be published in the May 8 edition. For more information on the event or how to get tickets, contact sports editor Ed Morrone at emorrone@bsmphilly.com. The following are the spring/annual winners: 


Pets of the Week (May 1, 2013)

Tutti-Frutti is as sweet as her name


Events (May 1, 2013)

Thursday, May 2