Northeast Times

Story Archive March 26 2014

All in the family

Terrie Hawkins and her twins, Keisha and Kevin Diggs, are all dedicated advocates of HIV/AIDS awareness.

Twins Keisha and Kevin Diggs have grown up with the human immunodeficiency virus, commonly known as HIV. Fortunately, the 17-year-olds from Frankford are not infected with the virus, but their lives have been profoundly affected by it.


Arkoosh discusses the Affordable Care Act

At an appearance earlier this month at the Rydal Park Continuing Care Retirement Community in Jenkintown, Dr. Valerie Arkoosh gave her insight and analysis of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare.”


Around town: March 26, 2014

Senior artists sought for exhibit


Battle of the brains

Six local schools compete in the 13th Annual Fishtown March Madness Academic Competition.


Benefits of shale development are too great to sacrifice

Left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org recently launched a new effort to oppose innovations that are propelling states like Pennsylvania toward a new abundance of locally produced energy.


Bringing the blues to Keswick

Kevin Moore, best known as Keb’ Mo’, is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, guitarist and songwriter who’s been singing the blues and making critically acclaimed albums since 1994.


Calendar of Events: March 26, 2014

 Thursday, March 27


Candidates discuss issues at recent forum

Almost every 13th Congressional candidate was present at a recent forum. Some raised questions about the absentees.

Four candidates from both major parties campaigning for the 13th Congressional District seat occupied by Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz met in an evening forum hosted by the Willow Grove NAACP on March 17 at First Baptist Church of Crestmont.


Casino Trips: March 26, 2014

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


Child advocacy nonprofit helps sexual abuse victims

“What happened?” the little girl was asked.