Northeast Times

Story Archive May 15 2013

Students honored for winning Catholic Daughters contest

Thirteen St. Katherine of Siena eighth-grade students were honored last week as winners of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Mystical Rose No. 2628 Education Contest.


FOP survivors’ benefit is Saturday

 Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 will hold its 17th annual police survivors benefit on Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at its hall at 11630 Caroline Road.


La Salle business student will deliver commencement speech

La Salle University business student Marcelina Hollender, a Somerton resident, will cap off her college career by giving the commencement speech at the university’s undergraduate graduation ceremony.


It’s her ministry

Holme Circle’s Kathy Perpetua visited Nazareth Academy and taught the students how to make rosaries.


City cuts down 5 trees after they are vandalized

The city cut down five half-century-old trees on the west side of the 9400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard on May 2 because someone had damaged them so badly they were in danger of falling down.


Reunions (May 15, 2013)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Police seek two men in pharmacy burglary

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.


Police charge pair stole van, tools

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 38-year-old David O’Keefe of Croydon, Bucks County, with 56 counts of theft, receiving stolen property, weapons, conspiracy and related offenses in connection with the alleged theft of 31 Econoline and Chevrolet Express contractor vans. Many of the crimes occurred in the Northeast. 


It’s her ministry

Holme Circle’s Kathy Perpetua visited Nazareth Academy and taught the students how to make rosaries.


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.