Northeast Times

Story Archive March 12 2014

Around Town: March 12, 2014

Hibernians to party on Sunday


Artemisia makes ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ worth seeing

Does a movie from eight years ago really need a sequel? Was anyone clamoring to see more of the Spartans versus the Persians?


Benefit set for NE native battling cancer

A benefit is being planned for Holmesburg native Jerry Hartman, a liver and colon cancer patient known to many as a friend, coach, mentor and teacher.


Blending art and theater

It all began for Jeannot Painchaud in 1984 when he left his small island home in Canada to see the Tall Ships in Quebec City.


Bustleton burglar caught on video

A Bustleton homeowner’s investment in surveillance cameras may pay off big time as police have recovered extensive video of a recent burglary of the property.



Casino Trips: March 12, 2014

Klein JCC March 26. Resorts Casino. $27 includes transportation and ticket to Maxine Nightengale. 215-698-7300.


Celebrating service

Good deeds: New Foundations Charter School recently celebrated a Service Day where students participated in various types of community service. Students helped make a Red Cross house blanket, rain bottles, visited a local fire station and made zucchini bread. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHIRA WOOLF-COHEN


Celtic Confections

Saints and begorrah, it’s St. Patrick’s Day! It’s time for leprechauns, fairies and rainbows, and a pot of gold. Mix shamrocks and shenanigans along with some green beer (oh no!), a little blarney, and you’ve got to have some fun, or craic (pronounced crack), as they say in Ireland. That’s the truth, or my name isn’t Donna O’Zitter McBordelon.


Child advocacy nonprofit helps sexual abuse victims

“What happened?” the little girl was asked.