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Block Gives Back puts it up for a good cause

The Block Gives Back has done some good deeds since forming last December.


Bigger than broadcasting

Can a radio show save a neighborhood? Lois Burak thinks so.


Around Town: August 24, 2016

Northeast Celebration to be held Saturday at Max Myers


Archbishop ordains former pastor at St. Martin of Tours

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput last week ordained the Rev. Edward M. Deliman, a former pastor at St. Martin of Tours in Oxford Circle, as an auxiliary bishop.


Times’ owner acquires the Sun Newspapers in New Jersey

Richard Donnelly, principal of Newspaper Media Group and its affiliates, announced that he has acquired The Sun Newspapers based in Haddonfield, New Jersey, from Elauwit Media. The Sun Newspapers are published weekly in nine towns in South Jersey as well as in Princeton in Central Jersey. The Suns have won numerous awards for distinguished journalism over the last decade, including a number of awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in categories competing with daily newspapers.


Toomey pushes end to sanctuary city policy

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey held a conference call with reporters last week to again call on Philadelphia to end its sanctuary city policy, now that an illegal immigrant named Ramon Aguirre-Ochoa has been charged with raping a child.


Take Back Your Neighborhood to host NE Celebration

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association is planning its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Scholars: August 17, 2016

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. 


Religious Events: August 17, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Play day

Thousands of kids were chasing a giant blue gorilla around Pennypack on the Delaware park last Wednesday, but they didn’t have their cellphones in hand.