Demolition of the old St. Bartholomew School building is underway. The first of three construction phases will begin in January and is expected to continue for 18 months.
The holidays are here and there are plenty of events throughout the Northeast to celebrate the season.
Art for the ages: Narissa Ferrer, a 92 year old artist, actress and Navy veteran, stands by an exhibition showcasing her work at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. She has over 40 paintings, and continues to expand her modern-style artwork.
Chuck McQuilkin shares a disturbing story about the emergency responders who routinely risk their lives in service of the city, but don’t always get the same level of timely attention when something bad happens to them.
All in the family: Maternity BVM School celebrated Grandparents Day on Nov. 30. Students played bingo with their grandparents, gave them a tour of the school and ate lunch together.
The Northeast Times Facebook page will feature A Magic Sleigh Ride with John McBride beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
City Councilman Allan Domb (D-at large) last week made donations to five public schools, including two in the Northeast.
The Times’ 68th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund will help local families during the Christmas season.
A Northeast Philadelphia civic association has turned down an offer of $54,000 over three years to drop its opposition to a proposed billboard-sized illuminated sign that would overlook Interstate 95 near the Academy Road interchange.
Thursday, Dec. 8