Northeast Times

Story Archive March 19 2014

Around town: March 19, 2014

Northeast Chamber upcoming events


Arrests made in convenience store robberies

With the help of surveillance video and public tips, police have made arrests in connection with two February robberies of Northeast convenience stores.


Bowled over

In the last decade, Northeast High School bowling coach Karen Barrett has won seven Public League championships, including four straight.

During the winter sports season at Northeast High School, one isn’t likely to find one of the school’s most winningest coaches anywhere on campus. 


Calendar of Events: March 19, 2014

 Thursday, March 20


Casino Trips: March 19, 2014

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


Clinton to appear at Margolies fundraiser

Former President Bill Clinton will appear at an upcoming fundraiser for Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District.


Dress up your salads

Has this winter made you grow as a person? Now that it’s spring, do you feel there is more of you to love? And are you not loving this development? Feel like the words pleasingly plump, zaftig and Rubenesque are getting a little too personally descriptive? Clearly, this is the season for big salads, not big buns. We needed some of those comforting winter carbs that gave us energy to shovel that snow, but spring and summer call for salads.


Farewell, Sisters

At 165 years old, Holmesburg’s St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church proudly identifies itself as “the mother church of the Northeast.” And for about 130 years, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary have provided maternal spirit to the parish.


Fox Chase United Methodist Church remains a hot topic

With spring on the horizon, students tend to get a bit antsy while looking forward to the end of the school year. In Fox Chase, patience is also wearing thin among residents who don’t like a church-based high school in the neighborhood.


Free educational program offered to small businesses owners

The owners of established small businesses who want those businesses to grow can participate in an educational program that will put them on a path to fulfilling their entrepreneurial visions and help them with strategies to raise the capital they need.