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Hart of Mayfair

Hometown hero Kevin Hart greets dozens of adoring fans outside the set of his latest film in Northeast Philly on Monday afternoon. 

Wonder woman

Christy Brady is the highest-ranking certified public accountant in city government and the first woman appointed to her position. 

Wawa to be built on old Nabisco property 

The iconic Nabisco bakery tower will be demolished, and a Wawa will be built on the site, at 12000 Roosevelt Blvd.

A sweet success

About 70 volunteers baked and packaged more than 7,000 cookies last weekend in a show of gratitude for the work that Philadelphia’s police officers do every day.

Something super

Helping hands: Lt. Gov. Mike Stack (left) attended the annual Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Super Sunday phone-a-thon at the Jewish Relief Agency warehouse at 10980 Dutton Road. Super Sunday is an effort to raise millions of dollars to support programs for food assistance, at-risk seniors and families in need in the Philadelphia region and abroad.

Scholars: Feb. 22, 2017

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.

Public presentation on former Liddonfield Homes is postponed

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association has postponed a public presentation about the proposed redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing complex.

L&I inspects suspected ‘speakeasy,’ finds nothing illicit

Contrary to the social media hype, there were no strippers, no bartenders and no “waitress girls” when police and city code inspectors visited a certain Mayfair apparel store last Friday evening.

Honoring greatness

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association earlier this month honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

Democrat El-Shabazz announces candidacy for D.A.

Tariq El-Shabazz on Monday announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination for district attorney.