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School spirit

The St. Matthew Elementary School rewarded first, second and third graders for all their academic successes this year by holding a Spirit Day on June 5. The kids will have plenty more time for fun, since last Friday was the final day of school until September. ••


Croce’s wins Burholme pizza contest

Croce’s Pizza was the big winner in last week’s Best of Burholme pizza contest.


Around town (June 19, 2013)

New red light camera in the Northeast


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.


Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

Bob Cassidy, a Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame board member, rattled off the numbers as he tried to explain the greatness of the hall’s inductees.


Can you imagine life without a cell phone?

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


Council sets 2014 tax rate

As expected, City Council on June 13 set a tax rate, or millage, of $1,340 per $100,000 of property value. Members also approved a $30,000 homestead exemption for owners who live in their homes.


Rhawnhurst couple to be tried in son’s death

Brandon Scott Schaible, just 7 months old, had a terrible few days in mid-April, according to court testimony.


Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.