Northeast Times

Story Archive September 18 2013

Sipping Philly history

If you think Philadelphia has too many bars these days, consider yourself lucky you didn’t live here during the American Revolution.

Trips: September 18, 2013

HOLY INNOCENTS CHURCH Sept. 22. Feast of San Gennaro, New York City. $40, includes bus and Mass at the National Shrine of San Gennaro. Bus leaves Holy Innocents Church at 8:30 a.m. 215-535-8597, 215-535-1510.

Twice as nice

Having been best friends since the second grade, Ryan Nork and Joey Hansen have spent ample time talking about attaining future goals together.

Uncovering the truth

‘Against Their Will’ reveals the horrifying history of medical experimentation on children during the Cold War.

Veterans to be honored at Somerton Civic’s Community Day

The Somerton Civic Association will celebrate the 10th birthday of the Delaware Valley Veterans Home as part of the civic group’s annual Community Day on Oct. 5 at Daniel Boyle Playground.

Volunteers haul trash during monthly park cleanup

Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.

Winners announced in Citywide Garden Contest

Thirty-two Northeast Philly residents have won recognition in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s 2013 Citywide Garden Contest. Since only 41 Northeast gardeners entered the contest this year, 32 represents about an 80-percent winning percentage.