Northeast Times

Story Archive May 08 2013

Rotary Club helps fund Frankford’s newly painted gym

City Year Greater Philadelphia recently painted a Frankford High School gym, and the volunteers received a big boost from the Rotary Club of Frankford-Northeast.


School budget cuts topic of Holme Circle civic meeting

The School District of Philadelphia’s budget crisis will affect every public school in the city, including the relatively prosperous Robert Pollock Elementary School in Holme Circle, according to the outgoing principal.


Engine 46 stresses importance of smoke detectors

It’s a sad scenario that Philadelphia firefighters see all too often: citizens suffering injury or death in a residential fire with no working smoke detectors in the home.


Frankford Civic talks zoning

Members of the Frankford Civic Association on May 2 backed zoning variance applications for a kitchen expansion, a day-care center and storage space. 


Homecare professional visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community last month welcomed the CEO of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association.


Home Run Derby is slated for May 18

The ninth annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Home Run Derby charity fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 18, at George Washington High School. People of all skill levels are invited to compete. 


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.


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.


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.