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Local police celebrate with students at holiday party

Police officers from the 2nd and 15th districts treated more than 120 Northeast school children to a holiday party on Dec. 14 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.

Local author tells the story of modern-day mummery

When it comes to the Mummers, Steve Highsmith knows his stuff.

Less crime in 2nd Police District

Capt. Thomas McLean, commander of the 2nd PoliceDistrict, last week delivered some good news to Lawncrest Community Association members.

Calendar of Events: Dec. 28, 2016

Thursday, Dec. 29

Around Town: Dec. 18, 2016

Monthly cleanup, recycling events announced

Merry & bright

The Northeast Times had a very difficult time choosing a winner in our Christmas decorating contest.

Verizon donates to Ryan, Calvary and MaST schools

Verizon last week donated a total of $22,500 to three local schools.

Toomey opposes U.S. Commission on Civil Rights appointment

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey opposes President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint Debo Adegbile to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Ryan students fundraise to assist Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

Doing their part: Students at Archbishop Ryan High School presented Cheryl Mrazik, of Catholic Relief Services, with a $2,500 check to assist in the rebuilding in Haiti following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Students raised money by organizing a dress-down day and a Halloween candy sale. 

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree

Sights of the season: The Community Life Improvement Program, the Major Artery Revitalization Committee and the Holmesburg Recreation Center Advisory Council sponsored a Christmas tree lighting on Dec. 8. Santa Claus posed for pictures and there was face painting, a balloon magician and snacks. PHOTOS: ALICE DIGNAM