Northeast Times

Story Archive November 06 2013

Trips: November 6, 2013

GIBBONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Nov. 9. New York. Package includes transportation, refreshments, two-hour luncheon cruise on the Spirit of New York and Radio City Christmas show. 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863. 


Veterans Day fundraiser is Nov. 9

The American Legion’s 5th District and McNally’s on Rhawn invite all U.S. military members past and present, along with their families and their friends, to commemorate Veterans Day while raising money for a worthy cause, the Delaware Valley Veterans Home.


Volunteers help clean up Pennypack

Litterers stepped up their game in Pennypack Park last summer, but so did volunteers from the park’s friends group on Oct. 26 when they cleaned up the Sandy Run section of the park.


Warming hearts one blanket at a time

Janet Geissler has a warm place in her heart for sick kids. Key in on the words, “warm” and “heart.” For the last decade, the Burholme resident and an army of volunteers have been making soft, warm blankets to be distributed to ill children in and around Philadelphia by Project Linus. Kids in hospitals like Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia or St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are the recipients.


Washington rides Schlegel’s foot into title game

To say that Chris Schlegel is a perfectionist might be putting it mildly.