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Torresdale Library announces upcoming fall events

The Torresdale Branch of the Free Library is offering a plethora of free public events throughout the fall at 3079 Holme Ave.

So long, Singers

After almost 70 years in business, Singers Appliance Company will soon close its doors for good. 

Scholars: October 7, 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. 

A ride of hope

Two hundred military veteran bicyclists rolled into Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe on Sept. 29 for a brief respite on their Army vs. Navy Challenge from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Pets of the Week: October 7, 2015

Masha is a goofy girl

Kenney discusses plans for Philadelphia

Jim Kenney talks to the Times about public safety, prisons, schools, pensions and his own blue-collar South Philly roots.

Driscoll opens second office in Tacony

Visitors were treated to DJ entertainment, free snacks and refreshments and information about an array of state-supported public services as Rep. Mike Driscoll (D-173rd dist.) opened his second district office with an open house on Sept. 12.

DeFelice: Murray Bailey wins debate

Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Republican City Committee, declared GOP mayoral nominee Melissa Murray Bailey the winner of last week’s debate with Democratic candidate Jim Kenney.

Around town: October 7, 2015

Taylor Senior Expo Oct. 9

Angels on earth

Kensington outreach group Angels in Motion serves those struggling with drug addiction and homelessness.