The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Historic Preservation Board last week unanimously approved the nomination of the Tacony-Disston Community Development District as a National Historic District. The next step is approval by the National Park Service, expected in the spring.
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.
State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. last week announced endorsements from 13 unions, though challenger Kevin Boyle questioned the validity of a few of them.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams launched a pilot program on Jan. 20 in six city police districts so that anyone can safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs, which pose a public health risk due to their often addictive nature and potential for abuse.
A lesson of love: Saint Matthew School held a prayer service in conclusion of Catholic Schools Week on Friday.
When Puddin’s Cake Corner opened on Saturday morning, longtime residents said it was the first new bakery in Tacony in about 40 years.
As Catholic school educators across the national celebrated Catholic Schools Week, Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput visited Archbishop Ryan High School last Thursday to make a major announcement regarding the future of Catholic education in the city.
Tax-filing season can be a time of confusion and frustration to working people and retirees who hope to maximize their refunds without breaking the bank in accountants’ fees.
Readers of the Northeast Times are welcome to submit questions that Mayor Jim Kenney will answer in next week’s issue.
Thursday, Feb. 11