Northeast Times

Story Archive October 02 2013

Around town: October 2, 2013

Rev. MacNew earns medal


Music man

From the time he was a little boy, Eddie Bruce knew what he wanted to do.


Casino to host charity run

Parx Casino and Parx Racing at 2999 Street Road in Bensalem will host the second annual Octoberfest 5K Run to benefit the Foundation for Breast and Prostate Health on Saturday, Oct. 12. Participants will get to run on the legendary Pennsylvania racetrack for a truly meaningful cause.


Schoolyard dreams take root at Hackett

Volunteers descended on Hackett Elementary Schoo last weekend for a clean-up and redesign of the school and its yard.


A Golden opportunity

Ryan football not panicking after loss to La Salle

As the blowout victories continued to mount in the first month of the season, so too did the confidence and expectations of Archbishop Ryan football supporters.


Fishtown’s Civil War legacy honored

A new memorial honoring five brothers from Fishtown who fought in the Civil War was unveiled last weekend at Palmer Cemetery.


Calendar of Events: October 2, 2013

Thursday, October 3


Growing their credit

The fair weather has been kind to the tomatoes, peppers, watermelon and herbs growing next to the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union’s office on Townsend Road. There’s still some sweet corn, too.


Laws in motion

Baldi Middle School students enjoy an unusual lesson on Sir Isaac Newton’s laws of motion.

There were Velcro walls and giant soccer balls in Baldi Middle School last week. There also was some extreme wrestling that was part of a lively and entertaining multimedia musical show designed to kick up understanding of, and, perhaps, a keener interest in, science.


Philly’s favorite

Philadelphia. It’s a place where cheesesteaks are unsurpassed, Rocky Balboa is king and diehard sports fans always believe. And at the center of it all is the beloved Phillie Phanatic.

You may think you have a great job, but Lansdale resident Tom Burgoyne probably has it better.