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Around town (June 26, 2013)

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Four St. Martin of Tours pupils given scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation earlier this month presented four scholarships at the St. Martin of Tours Elementary School graduation awards ceremony.


Chamber awards students scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.


Eat healthy and keep active

 Summer months are the perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many: overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.


Family ties to Gettysburg

Amateur historian Robert Campbell researched the family roots of his fiancée, Marilyn Gross, and found a direct connection between her Northeast Philadelphia family and the Battle of Gettysburg. 


Down time

The city demolishes the charred remains of what had once been a showplace home in the Far Northeast. 


City Council adopts $3.8 billion budget, cigarette tax

City Council members gave their final OK to a $3.8 billion 2014 operating budget on Thursday before recessing for the summer.


Lawncrest is ready for the Fourth of July

Plans are underway for the 98th annual Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration.


Margolies picks up support for congressional run

State Sen. LeAnna Washington last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District seat.


Can you imagine life without a cell phone?

The Northeast Times goes Inside the Classroom with New Foundation Charter High School students.