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Taking flight

Students embark on a mission to a Northeast helicopter factory for its inaugural summer camp. 


Somerton saloon to host Liberty Music Fest this weekend

The fourth annual Liberty Music Fest will feature 60 bands over four days this week at Bull Shooters Saloon, 14000 Bustleton Ave. in Somerton.


Scholars: August 26, 2015

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors. 


Registration open for Veterans Parade

Participation is now open for the first Philadelphia Veterans Parade, scheduled for Nov. 8.


Philadelphia police baseball team to compete Friday

The Philadelphia Blue Sox police baseball team has a score to settle and it’s for a great cause when they take on the New York Finest team on Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park.


Pets of the Week: August 26, 2015

Nancy loves playtime


Dispose of unused prescription drugs at Drug Take Back Day event

In a move to better protect children and the environment from unused medications, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will sponsor a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frankford and Cottman avenues.


CTCA celebrates summer intern graduates

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network WorkReady program, recently hosted a graduation celebration to honor 25 local students who completed their summer internship at the hospital, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave.


A community that cares

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association held its annual Northeast Celebration at Max Myers Playground on Saturday. They offered games, health screenings, raffles, food and information on local events and services. 


Candlelight vigil planned in memory of murder victim

On Saturday, Aug. 29, a candlelight vigil will be held in Northwood to mark the 25th anniversary of Todd Andell’s death.