Northeast Times

Story Archive May 15 2013

End of an era

Though the Port Richmond annual Memorial Day parade won’t take place this year, locals are working to make sure veterans are honored in some way.

Mayfair Heroes Run, the May Fair are Saturday

Mayfair will be home to plenty of activities on Saturday.

Around town events (May 15, 2013)

Homestead exemption deadline extended

Letters to the Editor (May 15, 2013)

July 4th tradition continues in Lawncrest

PHOTO GALLERY: Never a dull moment

Spring has sprung in the River Wards, and everyone’s out and about, keeping busy around the neighborhoods. Here, snapshots from several notable moments in the communities. SEE IMAGE GALLERY AT RIGHT.

River Ward events for the week of May 15

Keep up with the goings-on in your neighborhood with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.

Trips (May 15, 2013)

DELAIRE LANDING LEISURE TIMERS May 16. $47, includes bus, lunch at Petite Passion Restaurant and mural arts guided tour. 215-969-1994, 215-637-1699. 

40 years later, local preschool continues to thrive

Forty years ago, a young assistant pastor was looking for a preschool in the Northwood area for his son.

Editorial: Corbett should back Medicaid expansion

I was encouraged to learn about Gov. Tom Corbett’s recent meeting with U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. I was hoping he would see the error in his beliefs and decide to accept federal money for the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Casino Trips (May 15, 2013)

St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club May 21. Mohegan Sun. $31, includes buffet and $20 slot play. ANOTHER TRIP: June 26. Resorts. $49, includes lunch and air show on Steel Pier plus $20 slot play. Reserve by June 17. Departure location: 215-598-3227.