Northeast Times

Story Archive March 26 2014

Parkwood Civic Association to hold election next month

Next month, Parkwood Civic Association members will do something they haven’t done in about a decade: Hold an election. At their March 19 meeting at St. Anselm’s R.C. Church, members nominated candidates for president, vice president, treasurer, recording secretary and zoning officer. The election will be conducted at the association’s April 23 session. 


Dance troupe to perform at St. Hubert on Sunday

The Elysian Dance Company will present its annual spring concert on Sunday, March 30, at 1 p.m., at St. Hubert High School, 7320 Torresdale Ave. 


PGW and Peco to offer assessments of home energy use

The city’s two largest utilities are offering residents assessments of their homes’ energy use. Residents can schedule these inspections with either the Philadelphia Gas Works or PECO. The utilities will send employees to look over their homes, searching for drafts and inefficient equipment.


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.”


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.


‘The Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ coming to the Walnut

Even though it was years ago, Denise Whelan still recalls her enthusiasm when she saw the film version of the play titled The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.


From the Delaware to your kitchen

There are more than 170 types of fish in Pennsylvania’s waters. Currently, shad is one of them. Here is its story


A Storm is coming

On the surface, every single thing about Stormy Baver is fascinating, from her softball playing credentials all the way down to her unique name.


Former player Eck set to lead experienced Ryan baseball team

Gerry Eck rattled off plenty of adjectives to describe his ascension from Archbishop Ryan baseball player to head coach.


Public League baseball vet leads Northeast

If the Public League had a mayor, Joe Fite might be able to run unopposed.